The jobs recovery in work-from-home cities is fizzling out: Morning Brief

The jobs recovery in work-from-home cities is fizzling out: Morning Brief

Friday, June 26, 2020 Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 a.m. ET.  Subscribe Working from home is great if you already have a job. In recessions, lots of bad things happen to the labor market. Unemployment rises sharply. Wage gains level off. And the number of […]
May jobs report surprise ‘isn’t solace’ to unemployed workers

May jobs report surprise ‘isn’t solace’ to unemployed workers

Enhanced unemployment benefits are set to expire this summer, even as millions of Americans remain unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do next.  As part of the CARES Act, lawmakers added an extra $600 per week to...
The May jobs report warrants caution and optimism: Morning Brief

The May jobs report warrants caution and optimism: Morning Brief

Monday, June 8, 2020 Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 a.m. ET.  Subscribe Employment levels are bad, but the direction is good thanks to stimulus The U.S. economy unexpectedly added 2.5 million payrolls in May, and the...