Unemployment

A lot of people are losing their jobs, but there are problems with the data.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, showing the continued economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Discouraged" workers who've given up on looking for a job aren't counted in the official unemployment rate.
Before the pandemic hit the economy, the number signing up for jobless aid had never exceeded 700,000 in a week.
President Trump calls for "much higher numbers" in coronavirus relief spending.
Nearly all the improvement in the unemployment rate over the past few months has been for white workers.
More than 1 million people are losing their jobs every week, but there's no urgency on Capitol Hill for another round of fiscal stimulus.
Employers have so far added back about half the record 22 million jobs that were lost to the pandemic.
“America is respected in the world again.” The vice president bragged about how other countries view the U.S. under President Donald Trump.
The recent expiration of a $600-a-week federal jobless benefit has deepened the difficulties for America’s unemployed.