Unemployment

NY jobless to get $300 per week boost until funding dries up

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) As many as 2 million unemployed New Yorkers will start receiving their share of an extra $300-a-week assistance boost next week from a...
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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 2:18am
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Business Report: Casinos may get an answer soon on reopening

In the latest WXXI Business Report, the local unemployment rate remains in the double digits but there has been some slight improvement. Workers at del...
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Mon, 08/31/2020 - 12:15pm
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NY will apply for federal program for unemployment funds

NEW YORK (AP) New York state will apply for a federal program for unemployment money now that the state won't have to come up with additional funds to...
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Sat, 08/22/2020 - 1:12am
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Connections: Debating the extra $600 in federal weekly unemployment benefits

The extra $600 in federal weekly unemployment benefits received by millions of Americans is set to expire on July 31. In a survey by FiveThirtyEight,...
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Wed, 07/22/2020 - 10:39am
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Rochester residents navigate an overwhelmed system to claim unemployment benefits

When Allison Roberts lost her job at the Jewish Community Center on March 16, she tried applying for unemployment benefits, but she couldn't get through...
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Thu, 06/25/2020 - 5:52am
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Business Report: Get ready for a possible health insurance price hike

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a Cornell University expert says the unexpected improvement in national unemployment numbers doesn't reflect the...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 8:46am
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