These 7 states are showing early signs of a coronavirus job market recovery

The number of jobs lost due to the coronavirus shutdown continue to mount, with the latest weekly total of Americans applying for unemployment benefits coming in near 1.5 million, yet again. The latest swath of applications brings the total amount of jobless claims to more than 47 million over the past three months, wiping out the 20 million jobs […]

The case for higher wages during coronavirus recession

Raising the minimum wage during the coronavirus pandemic is smart policy, according to the Economic Policy Institute.  Corporate America is getting slammed by the coronavirus recession. More than 45 million people were cut from their employers’ payrolls over the past...