• Nevada's unemployment claim phone lines tied up for days, frustrating many

    13 days ago - By Review Journal

    The department is encouraging people to view its YouTube videos for assistance when phone lines are busy and file claims online at “non-peak hours.”
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  • Mass job losses threaten to leave millions in US uninsured

    Mass job losses threaten to leave millions in US uninsured

    13 days ago - By Stl Today

    A record 3.28 million people filed for unemployment insurance last week as the coronavirus locked down business activity across the U.S., raising the possibility that millions could lose health coverage during a global crisis. Nearly half of Americans receive insurance...
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  • Economic Roundup: Jobless Claims Show Economy Ran Into a Brick Wall

    13 days ago - By Economy

    New filings hit a historic high, coming in at over 3 million.
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  • Unemployment Claims Hit Record High Amid Coronavirus

    Unemployment Claims Hit Record High Amid Coronavirus

    13 days ago - By Huffington Post

    A shocking number of Americans have filed for unemployment in just one week as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, setting a new record.
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  • 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment - and an economist predicts it could be far worse than the Great Recession

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    A record-breaking 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, according to data released Thursday.
    Bankrate senior economic analyst Mark Hamrick predicts the downturn could be worse than the Great Recession.
    The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to force massive layoffs across the country.
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  • 3.3 million seek U.S. jobless aid

    13 days ago - By Finance Commerce

    Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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  • Weekly unemployment numbers hit a record but experts say many jobs 'will come back'

    13 days ago - By CNBC

    Almost 3.3 million people filed for unemployment benefits this week in the U.S., breaking a record set in 1982.
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  • US jobless claims hit more than 3M in one week, Nevada claims spike

    14 days ago - By Review Journal

    U.S. Department of Labor figures released Thursday shattered the record for the greatest number of new unemployment claims filed in a single week in October 1982. In Nevada, more than 93,000 people claim unemployment insurance benefits the week of March 15.
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  • States aren't ready for the record 3.3 million unemployment claims that were just filed

    States aren't ready for the record 3.3 million unemployment claims that were just filed

    14 days ago - By Fortune

    More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week than any other week in American history. Just under 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits the week ending March 21, more than four times greater than the one-week U.S. record from 1982, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
    Many states weren't prepared fiscally for a recession-level increase in jobless claims, let alone this current historic swell in unemployment claims. A total of 22 states do not have the recommended unemployment trust reserves, according to a Department of Labor's report published in...
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