Unemployment Benefits Cut Will Worsen Things.

CalculatedRiskBlog reports: Here is a depressing report from the National Employment Law Project: States Made Unprecedented Cuts to Unemployment Insurance in 2011 NELP’s new analysis shows that in 2011, six states cut the maximum number of weeks that jobless workers can receive unemployment insurance to less than 26 weeks—a threshold that had served as a standard for all 50 states for … Continue reading Unemployment Benefits Cut Will Worsen Things.

Employment News – A Muddle Part 4

The government monthly "Employment Situation Report" from BLS on the first Friday isn't the only game in town for understanding what's happening to employment. There are alternative data series that makes the news that can help give us some idea of what’s happening in employment. None of these data series is as comprehensive or reliable … Continue reading Employment News – A Muddle Part 4