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Weekly unemployment benefits in the United States amount to 2.4 million

Initial unemployment insurance claims were 2.44 million last week as the effects of the corona virus shutdown continued to affect the US job market. Economists interviewed by Dow Jones had searched for 2.4 million claims. The seasonally adjusted total is still well above what the nation has seen in the pre-coronavirus America, but for the seventh consecutive week at a …

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The intelligence agency discovers an overseas fraud ring that steals millions in unemployment benefits

The Secret Service has detected a large-scale foreign attack on the US unemployment system, which is processing record numbers of jobless claims during the pandemic. according to the New York Times. In a Secret Service memo received from the Times, the agency described the attack as a well-organized Nigerian fraud ring that could lead to “potential losses of hundreds of …

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Weekly unemployment benefits in the US remain elevated as corona virus layoffs increase

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The global corona virus crisis has continued to affect the US labor market. Millions more Americans, including white collar workers, are likely to have applied for unemployment benefits last week as the impact of the pandemic on a larger section of the population is spreading to the economy. FILE PHOTO: A woman searches the New Orleans Office …

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Who benefits from Jim Harbaugh’s proposal? Michigan football

SHUT DOWN Michigan Wolverines football coach Jim Harbaugh speaks to the media after losing to Alabama at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on January 1, 2020. Detroit Free Press The last pictures of the 2019 season in Michigan were gruesome. Snapshots of JK Dobbins racing through holes when he scored four touchdowns to lead the state of Ohio to a …

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Iowa, Oklahoma and other states signal that they could withdraw unemployment benefits from people who do not return to work

In some states, there is concern that residents who are offered their old jobs may simply not accept them and instead continue to receive historically generous unemployment benefits. The $ 2 trillion coronavirus congressional aid package signed by President Trump in March has greatly expanded weekly unemployment benefit reviews for unemployed Americans, and some people may earn more than before. …

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Millions of Americans have no access to unemployment benefits: EPI survey

Office of the New York State Department of Labor in Brooklyn, New York on April 14, 2020. John Nacion | NurPhoto | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The number of Americans who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic could be even lower than official government data suggests. According to a survey published by the Economic Policy Institute on Tuesday, another …

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Regeneron, Sanofi’s drug shows benefits for sick patients

A technician at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals headquarters in Tarrytown, New York. Mike Segar | Reuters A rheumatoid arthritis drug manufactured by Regeneron and Sanofi has shown promise in the treatment of the sickest coronavirus patients in a clinical trial, but was not beneficial for patients with less advanced disease, which prompted the companies to test the drug in this Cancel group. …

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Some gig workers get $ 0 in unemployment benefits

A driver adjusts his face mask while Uber and Lyft riders “ride a caravan with Rideshare Drivers United and Transport Workers Union of America on April 16, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, in front of the California Labor Commissioner’s office amid the coronavirus pandemic ” carry out. (Photo by Mario Tama / Getty Images) Mario Tama Some gig workers may …

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