It’s unclear whether North Carolina’s unemployment insurance office will meet its goal on clearing a backlog of initial claims that grew as office workers became more deliberative about whether someone qualifies for benefits.
President Barack Obama is keeping the heat on lawmakers to renew jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.
WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing household […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped yet again last month, falling to 7.1 percent in November. The number released Friday by the Department of Employment and Workforce was the lowest South Carolina’s […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Most disputed jobless benefit cases in North Carolina are heard by legal referees behind closed doors within a maze of hallways wide enough for gurneys — a reminder that the Division […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.8 percent in May, marking the fourth straight month of improvement in the measure of economic health for workers. The state Commerce Department said Friday […]
People who want in-person help with their unemployment benefits may have a longer drive starting Feb. 15.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will release the unemployment rate for the last month of 2012, a year that saw the rate drop slightly as the economy continued an anemic improvement.
With the nation’s unemployment rate continuing to hover close to 10 percent, new research shows that those people who’ve recently been let go from their jobs may face a significantly higher risk of suffering a heart attack.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.