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The US economy created 4.8 million jobs in June. But that's not the whole story

The US economy created 4.8 million jobs in June. But that's not the whole story

By: Anneken Tappe
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: July 2nd, 2020
The US unemployment rate fell to 11.1% as the economy added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday.
U.S. job growth accelerates in June; unemployment rate falls

U.S. job growth accelerates in June; unemployment rate falls

By: Lucia Mutikani
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 2nd, 2020
The U.S. economy created jobs at a record clip in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, further evidence that the COVID-19 recession was probably over, though a surge in cases of the coronavirus threatens the fledgling recovery.
 “V-Shaped” Recovery Not Now: It Gets Worse, 30.55 Million on Unemployment. Week 14 of U.S. Labor Market Collapse

“V-Shaped” Recovery Not Now: It Gets Worse, 30.55 Million on Unemployment. Week 14 of U.S. Labor Market Collapse

By: Wolf Richter
Source: Wolf Street
Date of Publication: June 25th, 2020
Had a setback. Over 11 million gig workers on unemployment insurance. But four states, including Florida, still can’t process federal PUA claims.
The Office Elevator In COVID-19 Times: Experts Weigh In On Safer Ups And Downs

The Office Elevator In COVID-19 Times: Experts Weigh In On Safer Ups And Downs

By: Lauren Weber
Source: NPR
Date of Publication: June 8th, 2020
Once the epitome of efficiency for moving masses of people quickly to where they needed to go, the elevator is the antithesis of social distancing and a risk-multiplying bottleneck. As America begins to open up, the newest conundrum for employers is how to safely transport people in elevators and manage the crowd of people waiting for them.
Coronavirus: Average worker is spending more money working from home

Coronavirus: Average worker is spending more money working from home

By: Leonardo Castaneda
Source: The Press-Enterprise
Date of Publication: June 25th, 2020
Forget saving money on gas and take-out lunches at the office. Americans on average are spending more money working from home than they were commuting to the office before shelter-in-place rules closed most offices.
New Unemployment makes recovery seem a long way off

With Unemployment Offices Busy, Recovery Seems a ‘Long Haul’

By: Nelson D. Schwartz
Source: New York Times
Date of Publication: June 25th, 2020
As coronavirus hot spots flare across the U.S., adding to economic worries, new jobless claims surpassed one million for the 14th week.
This is a ‘pivotal week’ for Texas, Florida, other states with coronavirus spikes, Dr. Scott Gottlieb says

This is a ‘pivotal week’ for Texas, Florida, other states with coronavirus spikes, Dr. Scott Gottlieb says

By: William Feuer
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
States seeing major spikes in new coronavirus cases are heading into a “pivotal week” that might determine whether “they’re tipping over into exponential growth or not,” former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb said. The longer officials in these states allow the virus to spread, Gottlieb said, the more difficult it will be to bring it under control. “They’re having major outbreaks underway. There’s no question about it,” Gottlieb said.
Coronavirus live updates: NYC Marathon canceled as more states see rising case totals

Coronavirus live updates: NYC Marathon canceled as more states see rising case totals

By: Hannah Miller, Jasmine Kim, Megan Graham
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
The coronavirus continues to surge in states around the country, mostly in the South and West. Testifying before members of Congress on Tuesday, White House health adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said parts of the U.S. are beginning to see a “disturbing surge” and described the overall situation as a “mixed bag” across different regions and states.
Jobs Site Monster Tries to Bring Levity to Mass Unemployment_Adweek

Jobs Site Monster Tries to Bring Levity to Mass Unemployment

By: Minda Smiley
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
Campaign encourages job seekers to see what’s available on its site.
Yelp pages will now show you if a business is following coronavirus safety guidelines like spacing out tables and requiring staff to wear masks_BI

Yelp pages will now show you if a business is following coronavirus safety guidelines like spacing out tables and requiring staff to wear masks

By: Irene Jiang
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
Yelp pages will now include information on business' coronavirus safety measures.