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During December, New York state was way behind many other states in recovering from the employment slump brought on by Covid, according to the personal finance website WalletHub.
According to Gov. Ned Lamont, the compliance rate among state workers now stands at about 99%.
As of yesterday afternoon, more than 20,000 (63%) state workers have indicated they are fully vaccinated.
With federal and state unemployment bonuses now expired, there could be a returning tsunami of people looking for regular employment – and unsure of how to find it.
Approximately $10 million has been allocated for the program, which will provide bonus payments for up to 10,000 eligible applicants.
New York state's latest preliminary data showed 43,800 private-sector jobs added to its economy, bringing the total to 7,496,400. That change translates to a 7%...
The layoffs will take place on or before July 15, when the contract with the school expires.
The reforms are estimated to save the unemployment fund $84.25 million annually while generating $130.9 million in new annual revenues.
The unemployment rate decreased by 0.3% in May, to 5.8%, compared to 13.3% in May 2020.
Workers will be eligible to receive only one incentive payment.
The trust fund has been insolvent for 48 of the last 50 years.