Democrats are shelving their plans for a $15 federal minimum wage for now. The current minimum, $7.25, isn't a living wage for full-time workers in any state.
Workers who began getting jobless benefits last March are reaching the end of their "benefit year." That would typically mean aid reduction or ineligibility.
Many Americans were lifted from poverty by a $900 billion Covid relief bill, according to new research. The gains may erode without more pandemic aid.
After a year of either putting themselves at risk in a classroom or struggling to reach remote students, many educators are ready to leave their jobs for good.
One in four workers will switch jobs in 2021, and many job hoppers are under 40. Labor economists say millennials, GenZ should seek new employment even more.
The House passed a $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill on Friday that would extend jobless benefits to Aug. 29 and increase aid by $400 a week.
The fight for a $15 federal minimum wage hit a major roadblock Thursday when a Senate official said it shouldn't be included in the latest stimulus package.
Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough's ruling on the minimum wage derails a Democratic priority in the $1.9 trillion relief bill.
The U-3 is considered the standard for measuring unemployment, but not everyone agrees the metric is a comprehensive picture U.S. unemployment.
First-time claims for unemployment insurance fell to 730,000 last week, well below the expected 845,000.
Half of Black Americans and 40% of Hispanics are counting on another round of government Covid relief to get by, while 57% of Black women say the same.
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Republicans say extra unemployment benefits in a $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill would cause a disincentive to work. Some economists don't see the evidence.
Many college students say a $15 minimum wage would be a game-changer and they're pushing for Congress to make it a federal law. This is part of CNBC's College Voices series.
BET founder Robert Johnson told CNBC tougher corporate accountability will help ensure companies work to hire more Black Americans in senior roles.
Raising the minimum wage is long overdue and the pandemic has only exacerbated the need for a living wage, writes Ron Busby.
"Eighty percent of the work is done before you ever walk in the room," Ramit Sethi said.
Democrats are pushing to get a $15 federal minimum wage into President Joe Biden's Covid relief package. For many, that pay still wouldn't be enough.
President Joe Biden called for extra unemployment benefits to phase out based on economic or health metrics. But there's one problem: Which metric to use?
The coronavirus crisis could benefit some working mothers. For some, it could be a long-awaited opportunity to spend more time with their children.
New stimulus checks could be on the way with the latest relief bill. Data on previous rounds shows how well those payments reached those in need.
Criminals stole identities to collect unemployment benefits during the Covid pandemic. The IRS has tips for victimized taxpayers.
The U.K.'s Supreme Court upheld a ruling that Uber's drivers should be classified as workers rather than independent contractors.
Uber is awaiting a ruling from the U.K.'s Supreme Court on whether its drivers should be classified as workers rather than independent contractors.
As vaccine distribution slowly gains steam, a return to the office may be coming. For employees, this is the time to make a plan.
First-time filings for jobless claims totaled 861,000 last week, above the Dow Jones estimate of 773,000.
Robert Johnson, founder of BET, told CNBC on Tuesday he wants to see Black History Month put more emphasis on ways to reduce racial inequality.
Almost 2 in 3 workers collecting unemployment benefits lost their jobs multiple times during the Covid pandemic, according to new research.
President Joe Biden made several promises on the campaign trail to add jobs back into the economy. The question is what he can ultimately accomplish.
A career coach offers advice to creative freelancers, from writers and editors to coders, on finding work from home job opportunities in the Covid era.