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Huge Unemployment Claims Gap Opens Between Red And Blue States

Even though the debate died a month ago, every week some self-appointed financial "expert" brings up the of issue of whether unemployment claims in republican states are declining faster than in democratic states which are holding out until the bitter September end, when all extended emergency covid benefits are scheduled to end (unless the Biden…

Analysis: Amnesty for Illegal Aliens Makes Unemployment Crisis Worse

Giving amnesty to millions of illegal aliens, who would then enter the United States workforce to take jobs, would make the nation’s ongoing unemployment crisis worse, new analysis finds. Analysis by Center for Immigration Studies Director of Research Steven Camarota shows that if Congress were to approve and President Joe Biden were to sign H.R.…

Maine to Start Paying Back to Work Bonus

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Maine’s Democrat Gov. Janet Mills announced the “Back To Work” program Monday, which will give people who join the workforce a one-time payment, administered by the state’s Department of Labor and the Department of Economic and Community Development. The state’s program will be providing the employers the funds to give a “one-time $1,500 payment…

Report: Half of the Pandemic’s Unemployment Money Could Be Stolen

Street gangs in the U.S. and foreign criminal syndicates may have stolen up to half of the unemployment benefits paid out during the pandemic, according to a report cited by Axios. As the United States has been pumping out unemployment benefits over the past year, an Axios report reveals some estimates show “unemployment fraud during the…

Carney: There’s Plenty of Demand for Workers But Enhanced Unemployment Benefits Are Holding Back...

The May jobs data released Friday bolster the arguments of those who say that the economy is suffering from an artificially constrained labor supply due to enhanced unemployment benefits. When the pandemic struck, the federal government began chipping in an extra $600 per week to bolster the incomes of Americans thrown out of work by…

US Companies Are Struggling To Hire Workers As Millions Remain Unemployed

A robust rise in job openings in the U.S. market has not translated into a comparable recovery of labor force participation, as many businesses are struggling to hire employees, Friday reports show. The Labor Department’s long-awaited Friday employment report showed a rather underwhelming statistic on employment rise which shrank from 770,000 in March to only…

‘You Gotta Take The Money Away’: Lawrence Jones Says People Won’t Go Back To...

Lawrence Jones said Friday that people were not going to want to go back to work until the government stopped providing incentives for them to stay at home. Jones joined Fox News’ “The Five” to discuss the latest jobs report and the fact that, even as more and more of the coronavirus restrictions were being…

GOP Montana Governor Offers Get Back to Work Bonuses, Cancels Federal Jobless Programs

The Republican governor in Montana is tackling the labor shortage because people are collecting unemployment checks that pay more than their jobs by offering $1,200 “return to work” bonuses. Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Tuesday that the state would be the first in the country to opt out of federal unemployment benefit programs and put in…

Pelosi: DACA Illegals Are ‘True and Legitimate Heirs’ of the Founding Fathers

The illegal migrants brought to the United States by their illegal migrant parents “are true and legitimate heirs … of our founders,” House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said in a Thursday speech on the House floor. Pelosi made her claims as Democrats prepared to vote through an amnesty for at least three million migrants…

Biden Administration Suggests Foreign Workers Have a Right to Take U.S. Jobs

President Joe Biden’s administration is suggesting that foreign workers have a right to compete for jobs in the United States labor market against jobless Americans. Last year, in the midst of the Chinese coronavirus crisis, former President Trump signed an executive order halting the admission of H-1B, H-4, H-2B, L, and J-1 foreign visa workers…

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