Published: Nov 06, 2021
Thousands in Yemen have turned to motorbike taxis after the years-long civil war has deprived them of jobs, land, and homes and pushed the country to the brink of starvation. "There isnt much choice in the war," a local motorbike taxi driver laments.
Published: May 07, 2021
Weekly jobless claims hit a pandemic-era low for the fourth consecutive week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, with 498,000 Americans filing for initial unemployment benefits during the week ended May 1.
Published: Mar 02, 2021
Erika Rose was shocked this month when she sat down to do her taxes and realized she owed $600 to the federal government. She's been unemployment since April and has spent much of the winter stretching every penny to pay rent and to keep the lights on. On a recent trip to the grocery store, she only had $20 in her bank account.
Published: Aug 14, 2020
The total number of unemployed people in the country was around 2 to 3 million, according to the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council, compared to 7 to 8 million feared, Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin said on Friday (August 14).
Published: Jul 13, 2020
A woman who was driving from Nong Bua Lumphu to Bangkok to find work decided to stop and take a dip in a canal outside Nakhon Nayok’s Cholapruek Resort and think about where her life was taking her. She had lost her job in Prachinburi due to the Covid-19 fallout.
Published: Jun 02, 2020
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has organised 50 online courses to enable jobless people or those who are seeking part-time work to earn an income in this “new normal” situation brought about by the Covid-19 crisis.
Published: May 15, 2020
WASHINGTON - Roughly 3 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to unleash widespread economic havoc on an already depleted U.S. workforce.