Unemployment

UK unemployment FELL in lockdown: People out of work dropped from 4.9% to 4.8% over January to March – while number of payroll staff rose for fifth month in row… but it is still 772,000 below...

AROUND 813,000 jobs have been lost since the start of the pandemic as a further 56,000 were out of work last month, according to new figures. It means the total number of workers who don't have a...

Australia’s unemployment crisis is recovering with 90,000 people returning to work in November as state border closures were lifted, restrictions on businesses and social gatherings eased and coronavirus...

Austria unveiled the world's first universal jobs guarantee experiment in October. The first wave of participants just signed their work contracts. They've been guaranteed a job for at...

New Mexico lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bipartisan coronavirus relief bill that will deliver a one-time $1,200 check to all types of unemployed workers and up to $50,000 for certain businesses. The bill...

One of the few relief programs available to jobless Americans has effectively ended just as the prospects of a new stimulus deal before the election fade. At least 46 states have paid out all the benefits...

The number of jobs lost due to the coronavirus shutdown continue to mount, with the latest weekly total of Americans applying for unemployment benefits topping 880,000 yet again. The...

President Trump heaped praise Saturday on the four states that have jumped on his plan to extend extra unemployment benefits to those made jobless by the coronavirus pandemic. “Great work by the...

Unemployment in Britain could soar to 1980s levels with 3.8m on the dole due to economic wreckage caused by Covid lockdown One million people could be added to the current jobless total of 2.8 million Boris...

Unemployment numbers ‘will take some time’ to get back to pre-coronavirus levels: Jerome Powell Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says it’s unknown what unemployment numbers will get...

At least 22MILLION Americans are now out of work due to COVID-19 as another 5.2m claim unemployment – decimating 13.5% of US workforce and 10 years of job growth There were 5.2 million new claims...

The number of Americans filing unemployment claims could be much higher than the record 3.28 million the feds reported on Thursday, experts reportedly said. A tidal wave of workers laid off amid the mass...

When I think back to my first holiday party as a full-time employee, all I can remember is the opulence of the event. Snatches of celebratory conversations between blaring music. Bubbles from the first...

An unemployed man who moved from home to start a new life with his boyfriend has received more than 200 job rejections. Sean Casey, 27, gave up his family and his job in Essex, to be with his partner...

New figures show there are 451,000 fewer under-25s looking for work in the UK than in 2010. This is in stark contrast to many other EU countries where the number of idle youngsters is up to three times...

While jobless claims rose at the end of June, most signs pointed to a strong labor market. | Nova Safo/AFP/Getty Images It was another week of mixed signals for the U.S. economy. In the last week of...