U.S. new weekly jobless claims drop below 2 million

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped below 2 million last week for the first time since mid-March, but remains astonishingly high as companies adjust to an environment that has been significantly changed by...

If protesters can march, why can’t businesses open?

Remember COVID-19? Owners of small businesses that have yet to open but are in danger of being smashed by rioters sure do. As Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo take turns making vague comments about the continued destruction, many small-business owners caught...

Is your boss spying on you as you work from home?

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, millions of people have left their offices and started working from home. But in the United States there has also been a surge in demand for software that monitors employee activity. Companies that use the software might argue...

25 Inspiring Ideas for What To Post On LinkedIn

Are you unsure about what to post on LinkedIn? You’ll find 25 different types of status updates you can adapt and use. Regularly sharing status updates or posting on LinkedIn is another way to gain exposure and have more people look at your LinkedIn profile. But what...

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...