Latest from Eli Rosenberg
The number of new unemployment claims has come down gradually over the past few months, but claims remain above the historical levels from before the pandemic.
  • Sep 17, 2020
The legal motion comes at the end of a more years long attempt by the Committee to acquire ethics related documentation from the National Labor Relations Board.
  • Sep 16, 2020
Mail-in elections, Zoom meetings and countless texts. Unions are mobilizing during the pandemic, even if it's awkward and messy.
  • Sep 11, 2020
The Lost Wages Assistance Program appears to be running its course, just a few weeks after it took effect.
  • Sep 11, 2020
The number of both new unemployment claims and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims has been rising for four weeks straight — a concerning sign, economists said.
  • Sep 10, 2020
The unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent. The improvement in the August jobs report is good news for the economy, which has been showing signs of a rebound from the recession that began with business closures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
  • Sep 4, 2020
Economists say the high level of new unemployment claims is a worrisome trend this far into the pandemic.
  • Sep 3, 2020
Some are facing evictions, others are having trouble paying bills. Unemployed workers are livid that Congress left them in the lurch when the $600 benefit expired.
  • Aug 27, 2020
Initial jobless claims in state programs dipped 98,000 from the week prior and have steadily decreased since late March. This marks the 22nd week claims have come in above a million.
  • Aug 27, 2020
A handful of the more than 20 million people to lose their jobs in the pandemic have set their sights on another: holding a political office.
  • Aug 24, 2020