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Jobs numbers and unemployment insurance claims both rise

With the U.S. economy still shattered by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to bring it under control, U.S. Secretary of Labor...

New unemployment claims slightly down

The U.S. Department of Labor reported this morning that for the week ending June 20, new claims for unemployment benefits dropped by 60,000 from...

Ritz-Carlton in White Plains files closing notice

The Ritz-Carlton at 3 Renaissance Square in White Plains will be closing in September, according to notice filed with the New York State Department...

CT Labor Department adding personnel to process unemployment claims

The Department of Labor has processed 617,296 of the 635,772 applications it has received.

42.6 million unemployment insurance claims since outbreak hit

What in normal times would be a disastrous report on new unemployment insurance claims actually is an improvement compared with recent weeks as the...

Job loss claims top 40.7M in 10 weeks; Hudson Valley unemployment...

The number of workers in the U.S. filing unemployment insurance claims in the last 10 weeks as the COVID-19 outbreak took its economic toll...

Fairfield County nears 1,200 COVID-19 deaths; DOL receives fed grant to...

The state of Connecticut has now conducted over 200,000 COVID-19 tests, with nearly 40,000 positive results and over 3,600 deaths.

Unemployment grows to 39 million as billionaires’ net worth increases $434B

While the U.S. Department of Labor was today reporting 2,438,000 new unemployment insurance claims during the week ending May 16, bringing the nine-week total...

Labor Department girding for more unemployment applications while still clearing backlog

With two senior Trump administration officials admitting on Sunday TV talk shows that the unemployment situation could reach levels seen during the Great Depression...

Westchester County Center to remain a hospital for now, Cuomo says

The Westchester County Center, which was converted into an auxiliary hospital facility to help handle a possible overload of COVID-19 patients will be kept...

New record for unemployment claims – more than 26.5 million in...

Another new unemployment record has been set with new unemployment insurance claims filed nationwide during the past five weeks of the COVID-019 pandemic soaring...

Cuomo plans regional approach to reopening New York’s economy

New York state's economy will be reopened on a regional basis, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo told a news conference in Buffalo this morning. He said...

National unemployment hits record; NY claims up 14.9%

Initial seasonally adjusted claims for unemployment insurance increased last week to the highest level since the U.S. Department of Labor started tracking the numbers.

New NYS unemployment website makes debut

While New York state has been touting its new website for filing unemployment insurance claims as going a long way toward opening up the...

Cuomo warns of new COVID-19 wave; 389 deaths in Westchester

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo warned today that just as the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 came in three waves, COVID-19 could deliver additional devastation in the months ahead.