Jobless Claims Fall 3,000 to 331,000
- â€˜Shared workâ€™ bill designed to help firms keep employees it might have laid off. LANE, AMY // Crain's Detroit Business;6/11/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 24, p0011
The article focuses on the shared work bill, a state-approved arrangment that would reduce workers' hours and allow to receive limited unemployment benefits and to help avoid layoff. According to the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency director Steve Arwood, the arrangement can help employers...
- Work-share is no-brainer. Sullivan, Mary Ann // Indianapolis Business Journal;8/27/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 26, p11A
The author discusses aspects of the work-share voluntary unemployment insurance program in Indiana which provides layoff alternatives to employers during decreased demands.
- briefly. Rugaber, Christopher S. // Chicago Weekend;7/18/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 28, p4
The article informs that the number of people seeking unemployment benefits of the U.S. has fallen as the automakers skipped their traditional summer shutdowns in order to keep up with demand by building new models leading to fewer temporary layoffs of autoworkers.
- Labor Markets. // Economic Trends (07482922);Aug2001, p12
Focuses on the net loss of labor markets in the U.S. Factors contributing to net gain of jobs; Growth of unemployment insurance claims and layoff system; Continuation of employment-to-population ratio.
- Monthly, year-over-year mass layoffs drop, data show. // Crain's Cleveland Business;3/28/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p11
The article reports that according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, initial claims for unemployment insurance caused by layoffs declined in February 2011 in comparison to the same period in 2010.
- Layoffs create tricky tax rules. Finegold, Ted // Wenatchee Business Journal;Jul2002, Vol. 16 Issue 7, pC7
Examines the impact of employee downsizing or layoff on how an employer pays employment taxes. Law requiring income and employment tax withholding on all wages; Clarifications concerning supplemental unemployment compensation benefits.
- Jobless claims climb to nine-year high. Murray, Brendan; Torres, Carlos // Inside Tucson Business;7/16/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 17, p28
Reports on the increase in the number of United States workers applying for jobless benefits in the first week of July, 2001. Statistics on new claims for state unemployment insurance released by the Labor Department; Effect of the seasonal layoffs in the automotive industry on the growth;...
- Initial claims due to mass layoffs down from year ago. // Compensation & Working Conditions;May2002, pN.PAG
Reports on the mass layoff actions by employers in the U.S. in April 2002, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month. Total number of workers involved in the action; Comparison between the initial claims in April 2001 and April 2002.
- Business Owners and Insiders: Tell Us How the Unemployment Insurance System Really Works. Pierce, Olga // Pro Publica;3/21/2010, p16
The article offers information on the working of the unemployment insurance system. It states that nearly half a million Americans filed new claims for unemployment benefits, while the unemployment safety net is still at the breaking point. It mentions that a Web site tool has been built to...