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Dawid Jackowski
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Andrew Kramer
June 03, 2020 - 10:15 am
Some companies are benefiting from the all the businesses that are being boarded up all across Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Johnny Lopez
June 03, 2020 - 6:59 am
With more than 40 million Americans currently out of work, many have yet to receive any unemployment benefits. $67 billion has yet to be paid out via overloaded and antiquated government systems.
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Paul Kurtz
June 01, 2020 - 1:46 pm
The beginning of June marks the return of three popular Amtrak lines that run through Philadelphia: the Keystone, Pennsylvanian and Acela routes, which will run on a modified basis. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
May 26, 2020 - 6:47 pm
Pennsylvania is the latest state to be swept into an unemployment scam, where authorities say fraudsters are using previously stolen identity information to bilk benefit payments. It’s now part of a federal investigation. Read more here.
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AP News
May 25, 2020 - 6:22 pm
Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Read more here.
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Unemployment call
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Kristen Johanson
May 25, 2020 - 5:01 pm
With New Jersey’s unemployment now at a staggering 15% — an all-time high — attorneys within the state’s legal aid office have doubled their caseload to cut through red tape, so thousands of jobless workers can claim their cash. One attorney offers advice on how to get every penny you deserve. Read...
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Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Kristen Johanson
May 24, 2020 - 4:15 pm
As Pennsylvania faces an unprecedented number of unemployed workers, government assistance programs like SNAP and Medicaid have just slightly increased. But as the extra federal unemployment cash ends in about two months, the state is planning for a possible spike in numbers. Read more here.
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Senior soldier taking notes
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John McDevitt
May 23, 2020 - 1:12 pm
Military veterans and their spouses, out of work because of the COVID-19 crisis, are invited to participate in an upcoming free virtual hiring event. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
May 22, 2020 - 2:09 pm
An unprecedented 15% of Pennsylvanians filed for unemployment in April — which is higher than the national rate. Officials hope the percentage begins to drop as the state slowly loosens restrictions on businesses and residents. Read more here.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy during his daily coronavirus press briefing at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ on Saturday, May 16, 2020.
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 1:44 pm
New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development had somber news Thursday about job losses in the state. The department released a report showing a loss of 757,700 jobs in April, most as a result of restrictions on business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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