Unemployment

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Progressive lawmakers in several states want to extend strikers a financial lifeline as they fight for better wages and benefits.
The Trump-loving senator's boast earned him a series of social media takedowns.
The effort to reduce the “time tax” spent on accessing government benefits aims to make them more accessible and reduce inequality.
The legislation would give states and prosecutors more incentive to go after imposter unemployment claimants.
The unemployment rate ticked down to 3.4%, matching a 54-year low.
Republican lawmakers may balk at providing extra unemployment insurance benefits.
September’s slightly more moderate pace of hiring may be welcomed by the Fed, which has been trying to tame high inflation without causing a recession.
Reduced openings are a clear sign that the Fed’s anti-inflation strategy is taking effect — but also a potential omen of economic hardship to come.