Millions of Americans are at risk of losing their homes now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired.
The recession that broke out with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic lasted just two months, officially ended in April 2020. That makes it the shortest downturn on record, according to the committee of economists that determines when recessions begin and end.
Contract negotiations are underway for two big grocery supply chains.
A recent report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition found that full-time minimum-wage workers can’t afford rent in most areas of the U.S.
The United States set another pandemic low in this week's jobs report, showing only 360,000 first-time filers for unemployment.
Consumer prices in June rose 0.9% from May and 5.4% over the past year — the sharpest 12-month inflation spike since June 2008.
U.S. employers added 850,000 jobs in June 2021, well above the average of the previous three months, the Labor Department said.
Washington’s unemployment rate dipped slightly to 5.3 % last month, and the state added 8,300 jobs, officials announced Wednesday.
The number of teens who were able to get jobs during the summer of 2020 saw its lowest level since the Great Recession in 2008.
Chipotle announced it would be raising menu prices by as much as 4% to offset the cost of the employee pay raises announced last month.
More than 150 black-owned businesses set up booths and tents for a street sale in the Central District on Monday.
The Washington Attorney General’s Office on Tuesday asked the state Supreme Court to uphold a new tax on big banks, a year after a lower court judge sided with the industry in finding it unconstitutional.
Sales of new homes fell a bigger-than-expected 5.9% in April, a drop that analysts blamed in part on soaring home prices.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 444,000, a new pandemic low and a sign that the job market keeps strengthening as consumers spend freely again, viral infections drop and business restrictions ease.
Americans have just a few more days to file their 2020 tax returns — or risk facing a financial penalty.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up spending and more businesses reopen.
President Biden on Monday announced steps to make it easier for employers to hire new workers and touted the country’s economic recovery plan following a disappointing April jobs report.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work.
U.S. employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 498,000, the lowest point since the viral pandemic struck 14 months ago and a sign of the job market’s growing strength as businesses reopen and consumers step up spending.