Retail Trade is a significant sector in the modern economy. It employs a large number of people across various verticals from food to fashion. The market has players as big as Amazon to small neighborhood artisanal stores. You’d expect retail trade to be hit badly by the coronavirus, but there is a mixed record. What is the unemployment in retail trade looking lik.... Read more »
Most Americans decide to leave their jobs due to one or the other form of harassment meted out in the workplace. Toxic work environments affect people psychologically and their performance, making it an all-round bad experience for the employees.A study showed that nearly 60.... Read more »
Since the 1960s, the federal laws have banned states from drug testing jobless people that apply for benefits. But after the recent legislation, Republicans now want all states to institute tests for benefits. Currently, $1.6 million has been spent on drug testing jobless people that apply for unemployment benefits. Also, o.... Read more »
Since 1973, the number of unemployment benefits has dropped significantly. It has been reported that as of December 2017, 1.87 million Americans receive benefits. It can also be noted that the Department of Labor received its largest number of newer filings from those that survived the destructive hurricane season. This caused massive damages to businesses in southe.... Read more »
Being unemployed is quite a challenging state of life. Which is why temporary financial assistance in the form of Unemployment Insurance (UI) is a blessing for many. However, not everyone who applies for UI gets approved for receiving the benefits. All candidates are evaluated carefully to check if they meet the eligibility criteria a.... Read more »
United States is one of the few countries in the World which provides temporary assistance to jobless workers in the form of unemployment insurance. The monetary compensation helps jobless citizens manage their basic expenses and run their family while they look for new job opportunities and explore career options. As a responsible citizen of the country, one should not exploit the benefits by in.... Read more »
If you had a UI claim through a previous employment and received weekly payments, later secured a job and then unfortunately became unemployed again, you may want to consider re-applying for UI benefits if your previous benefit year expired. Most states allow you to reopen your existing claim if it is still in the same benefit year.
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