Unemployment

On Wednesday, March 10th, the House will pass the American Rescue Plan and send it to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This comprehensive legislation is the latest effort in defeating the COVID-19 pandemic while providing needed assistance to bolster the U.S. economy. The...

We are in unprecedented times. This Coronavirus has brought our country, businesses, and employers to their knees.  Who would have guessed just a few short weeks ago that our country would experience massive business shutdowns resulting in massive employee layoffs? For the church, most are now in Coronavirus...

More than 880,000 people filed new applications for unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department reported on Thursday. The numbers are not directly comparable to previous weeks because of a change the Labor Department made in how it calculates the claims, which are seasonally adjusted. The number...