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Jobless Claims Eclipse 40 Million Under Pandemic Lockdowns

While Thursday’s new jobs numbers show an 8-week decline in new first-time filings, new jobless claims still shatter previous records.

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Another 2.4 Million Americans Filed For Unemployment Last Week, 38 Million Since March

More than 38 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits since state and local lockdowns initiated widespread economic self-destruction.

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July Tax Day Could Be The Final Blow To Thousands Of Small Businesses

More than 100,000 small businesses have already been permanently destroyed over two months, and a looming tax day will destroy thousands more.

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100,000 Businesses Have Permanently Collapsed Under Pandemic Lockdowns

More than 100,000 small businesses have permanently shuttered within just two months as pandemic lockdowns devastated the nation’s economy.

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Pandemic Panic Laid Off Nearly 3 Million Americans Last Week, 36 Million Within Two Months

New data from the Department of Labor released Thursday shows nearly 3 million Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week as the economic toll…

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Unemployment Reaches Record 14.7 Percent In April Jobs Report

The U.S. unemployment rate reached a record 14.7 percent in April as unprecedented job losses continue under the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic….

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Over 33 Million People Have Filed For Unemployment Since Coronavirus Panic Began

New data from the Department of Labor shows 3.2 million Americans filed fresh claims for unemployment last week bringing the pandemic total over 33 million.

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New Unemployment Claims Top 30 Million As Pandemic Panic Pushes People Out Of Work

New data from the Department of Labor Thursday reveals more than 3.8 million people filed for unemployment bringing the six week total to 30 million.

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Spa Workers Making More On Unemployment Upset To Receive Small Business Loan

Employees at a spa in Washington state are upset to be going back on payroll through the PPP after raking in more cash on unemployment.

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Unemployment Claims Soar Over 26 Million Within Five Weeks Amid Pandemic

More than 26 million Americans have filed for unemployment within five weeks of the economic crisis sparked by pandemic panic.

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Since Start Of Pandemic Panic, 22 Million Americans Have Filed For Unemployment

If the current trajectory continues, which it likely will, the official unemployment rate will land somewhere between 15 to 20 percent next month.

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Unemployment Claims Continue To Skyrocket Amid Wuhan Virus Pandemic With 6.6 Million New Filings Last Week

The three-week total of new unemployment claims is 16.8 million as the economic fallout over the Wuhan coronavirus continues to take its toll.

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Virginia Businessman Opens Private Grant Program To Save Small Businesses

A Charlottesville-area businessman has begun a private campaign to save small businesses struggling to survive while a statewide stay-at-home order keeps the economy shut down…

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Unemployment Claims Soar With Additional 6.6 Million Filed Last Week

The new numbers bring the two-week total of jobless claims to 10 million as government-mandated quarantines shutter businesses and put people out of work.

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HHS Waives Potential Privacy Penalties Over Telehealth During Wuhan Virus Pandemic

HHS announced Tuesday that it would be waiving penalties for potential violations under HIPAA to better enable providers to offer telehealth services.

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