Older workers have experienced higher unemployment rates than midcareer workers in each month since the onset of the pandemic.
The latest jobless claims report shows the number of applications are inching back up again. We spoke to people around the country about what life is like unemployed in a pandemic.
Wealthy investors were privately warned about the potential economic devastation of the COVID pandemic. Ordinary Americans were not, and at least 8 million have fallen into poverty.
Nearly 50% of layoffs are now permanent, a major increase from just 10% of permanent layoffs in April.
"It makes no sense to me … They do not care about the American people at all.”
Arizona's problematic unemployment system has left many residents feeling scared and hopeless during a time of global anxiety.
Before the coronavirus eliminated this family’s only source of income, they lived a typical middle-class life in a farmhouse. Now they borrow money just to eat.