A number of drivers for Uber and Lyft have sued the state of New York after they allegedly failed to receive unemployment benefits. Four drivers and the New York Taxi Workers Alliance filed the lawsuit this week, which claimed the state is illegally withholding money that drivers are entitled to.
Despite all 50 states and the District of Columbia bringing people back to work, the unemployment rate is still expected to rise from its current level of 14%.
The debate over coronavirus unemployment measures is heating up on the hill and is reportedly one of the key issues slowing down passage of the next relief package.
A new survey has revealed about half of U.S. households lost wages during the pandemic. According to numbers from the Census Bureau this week, 47% of adults have lost employment income since March.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration is looking at new tax cuts amid the coronavirus pandemic.
After weeks of closures, many businesses are ready to open their doors, serve their communities and take their employees off of unemployment.
Unemployment numbers are expected to drop in the coming months, but economic ramifications from Coronavirus could last for years. On Wall to Wall, Greta discussed the future impact of the pandemic with CEO of Dynamic Money, Chris Burns.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking new steps to make sure no food is wasted and food banks stay stocked. This week, the agency announced a $470 million plan to buy a surplus of food, which will be distributed to communities in need nationwide.
Patience is wearing thin for Americans in the hospitality industry as forced shut downs remain in effect for many parts of the country. According to recent reports, restaurant owners and employees are facing the tough decision of whether to hold out or throw in the towel.