Debate over $600 in jobless aid to intensify as claims rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — A debate in Congress over whether to extend $600 a week in federally provided benefits to the unemployed looks sure to intensify with the number of people receiving the aid now topping 30 million — one in five workers. The money, included in a...

New wave of U.S. layoffs feared as coronavirus pain deepens

Another 2.1 million people are expected to have filed claims Job cuts by U.S. state and local governments whose budgets have been crushed fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and more second-wave layoffs in the private sector likely contributed last week to a 10th straight...

The office is dead, according to most startup founders

“If COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted tomorrow, would you return your company/team to the office?” The answer was a resounding no, according to 65% of 517 venture capital-backed founders in a new survey from leadership coaching firm The Kung Group. Nearly...