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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, a customer walks past a now hiring sign at an eatery in Richardson, Texas. The Labor Department reported unemployment numbers Thursday, Sept. 3. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
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AP News
September 03, 2020 - 9:38 am
The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a still-elevated 881,000 last week.
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FILE - In this April 30 ,2020 file photo, a barber shop shows closed and hiring sign during the COVID-19 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
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AP News
August 27, 2020 - 9:34 am
Just over 1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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FILE - In this June 11, 2020 file photo, workers on scaffolding lay blocks on one of the larger buildings at a development site where various residential units and commercial sites are under construction. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
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AP News
August 14, 2020 - 9:56 am
U.S. productivity rose at a 7.3% rate in the second quarter as the number of hours worked fell by nearly half.
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WRVA News
June 08, 2020 - 5:05 pm
Employment beginning to rebound according to new survey
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WRVA News
May 12, 2020 - 10:52 am
More than $1.4-million in back pay for hair salon workers
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FILE - This Aug. 11, 2019 file photo shows credit cards in New Orleans. U.S. consumer borrowing fell in March for the first time in more than eight years, with the category covering credit cards dropping by the largest amount in over three decades
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AP News
May 12, 2020 - 9:51 am
Consumer prices off by most since '08 as virus slows economy
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican lawmakers, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, May 8, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
May 08, 2020 - 6:21 pm
Trump says 'no rush' on more aid as jobless crisis grows
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FILE - In this May 6, 2020 file photo, Jarrett Barth, who works for Dagg's Asphalt & Sealcoating, shovels gravel into a backhoe bucket in Lyndhurst, Ohio.
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AP News
May 07, 2020 - 10:18 am
US productivity drops sharp 2.5% in Q1 as labor costs rise
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, file photo people stand in line to inquire about jobs available at the Bean Automotive Group during a job fair in Miami. On Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, the U.S. government issues the December jobs report. (
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 11:32 am
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slowed somewhat more than a decade into an economic...
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Jeff Katz
October 10, 2019 - 5:15 pm
In addition to providing "Medicare For All," Sen. Elizabeth Warren is now promising to fight for back pay for illegal immigrants. As part of her "Empowering American Workers and Raising Wages" plan, Warren's writes that her desire is to amend the National Labor Relations Act so that illegal aliens...
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