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unemployment

Here I am, trying to figure out whether it is safe to start seeing clients again.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia's unemployment was forecast to peak at 10 per cent.
Suggesting people simply find new jobs during an unprecedented economic crisis is a new level of chutzpah.
They may have been spared the high mortality rates of older generations, but COVID-19 threatens to permanently scar the career prospects of young people.
New Labor Department guidance encourages states to get employers to report on people refusing job offers.
The already-cruel blow feels all the more painful given the time of year.
The world’s most prominent trial of universal basic income has ended — and the first results are in.
The extra help unemployed people got during the Great Recession has emboldened states to mistreat them.
No matter what time of year corporate layoffs happen, they pretty much suck. And they can leave those who still have jobs
The idea that they should just puff out their chests and demand a wage rise must seem like a joke to low-income earners.