BLS: Pandemic’s job hit continues, as new aid claims rise 14.55%

WASHINGTON —The coronavirus pandemic’s impact on workers and jobs continued in the week ending January 23, as the number of people getting state or federal checks rose by 2,596,539 in one week, or 14.55%, to 20,435,018. And that figure doesn’t count the 1,218,656 more who sought the aid in the last week of January and … Continue reading BLS: Pandemic’s job hit continues, as new aid claims rise 14.55%