Tag: UNEMPLOYMENT

McDonald’s Franchisees Blame Hiring Challenges on Unemployment Benefits and Say an ‘Inflationary Time Bomb’ Will Force Them to Hike Big Mac Prices

May 11, 2021 6 min read This story originally appeared on Business Insider Some McDonald’s franchisees say enhanced unemployment benefits are driving a struggle to find and...

Unemployment benefits for millions of Americans in limbo as Donald Trump rages

WEST PALM BEACH: Unemployment benefits for millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet were set to lapse at midnight Saturday unless President Donald Trump...

How (and Why) to Tap Into the Career Potential of Your Young Workers

December 4, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Amongst the turmoil of recent months, young people have been one...

The economic challenge awaiting the winner of 2020 presidential race: Millions of struggling Americans

The winner of the race for the White House will face a generation of low-to-middle income Americans struggling to get back to work because of...

UK unemployment hits 3-year high in August, as COVID-19 sees nearly 3 million people claim jobless benefits

WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images UK unemployment jumped to its highest rate in over three years, rising to 4.5% in the three months to...

executives: While millions lost jobs, some executives made millions in company stock

Even as millions of people have lost their jobs during the pandemic, the soaring stock market since the spring has delivered outsize gains to the...

Entrepreneurs Can Help Fix the Unemployment Crisis for Disabled Communities

October 3, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Over the past two weeks I’ve spent time with two individuals...

The stock market will become disconnected from the economy in 2021 as companies expand layoffs, money manager says

Ina Fassbender/AFP/Getty Images The stock market will become disconnected from the economy in 2021, as a lot of layoffs become permanent, a money manager said. ...

UK unemployment nears 2-year high in July, as pandemic claims 750,000 jobs since March

TOLGA AKMEN /Getty The UK’s unemployment rate rose to near two-year highs at 4.1% in July, as almost 750,000 jobs were lost since March...

The economy still has a mountain to climb, but it’s digging itself out faster than expected

Is the economy half-full or half-empty? That’s the burning question after a surprisingly upbeat U.S. jobs report for August. Read: U.S. regains 1.4 million jobs...

COVID Means Money Issues for Many With Diabetes

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People with diabetes face a higher risk of developing complications from COVID-19, but...

COVID-19 and Unemployment: Top 7 Countries which Badly Hit During the Pandemic

Coronavirus, which was originated in Wuhan, China, has severely spread and has cost irreplaceable damage to the world. Resulting in more than 587,315 deaths and...

How to handle job loss before retirement

Although there is no clear estimate of how many people close to retirement age have been fired due to covid-related downsizing, a survey by HelpAge...

Dark day for workers as thousands lose jobs including 15,000 at Boeing rival Airbus.

Boeing BA, -1.62% rival Airbus AIR, +0.32% announced on Tuesday it would cut 15,000 jobs globally while travel location food specialist SSP SSPG, -2.25% said...

Coronavirus frustrates Saudi women’s push for financial independence

Al ULA, Saudi Arabia: Abeer al-Howayan despaired of ever working after spending eight years trying to find a job that would put her chemistry degree...

Jobs: Out of Work: Layoffs and furloughs across sectors have rendered thousands helpless

The figures are numbing. During the two-month lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 in India, millions have lost their jobs across sectors. The Centre...

who: Pandemic creating ‘lockdown generation’ as one in six youths stop work: UN

Geneva: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused surging unemployment worldwide, but has hit young workers especially hard, forcing more than one in six people aged under...

All 50 U.S. states shed jobs in April: Labor Department

(Reuters) – Unemployment rates rose and total employment fell in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia in April as efforts to contain...

Temporary layoff schemes no cure-all in slow COVID recovery

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Temporary unemployment schemes operating across Europe could struggle to save the jobs of leisure and travel sector workers facing drawn-out or partial...

Explainer: Why Friday’s U.S. jobless figures won’t capture the true state of the coronavirus economy

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. economy is expected to have shed 22 million jobs in April, tripling the nationwide unemployment rate to 16%, when...

‘The government is failing us’: Laid-off Americans struggle in coronavirus crisis

(Reuters) – For Claudia Alejandra, unemployment has become a full-time job. Since losing her position at the makeup counter at the Macy’s department store in...

unemployment: 33 million have sought US unemployment aid since virus hit

WASHINGTON: Nearly 3.2 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week as the business shutdowns caused by the viral outbreak deepened the worst U.S....

Zoom hackers are spoofing HR meeting invites to steal user login info

may have many of its own security issues, but it’ll never be immune to hackers trying to trick the company’s users. Malicious actors are now...

View: Millennials face second age of underemployment

By Rachel Rosenthal In a matter of weeks, the economic hit from the coronavirus has wiped out a decade’s worth of employment gains. On Thursday,...

Unemployed workers applying for jobless benefits seen topping 25 million

The record surge in suddenly unemployed Americans likely grew by another 4 million last week to push the total to 25 million or more since...