On Monday, enhanced federal unemployment benefits — which provide unemployed people an additional $300 in weekly benefits — will come to a close.
The Biden administration will move to require that nursing home staff are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition for those facilities to continue receiving federal Medicare and Medicaid funding.
The GOP motion failed 59-37, along party lines, leaving the added federal benefit in place until it expires Sept. 6. Republicans needed to secure a two-thirds majority in order to successfully overturn the governor's veto.
Republicans lack enough members to secure the two-thirds vote needed overturn a governor's veto and the GOP-led Legislature has largely ignored Evers' multiple attempts to call lawmakers into special sessions.
Under the plan, $100 million would go toward a workforce innovation program that would offer up to $10 million in grants to at least 10 local and regional collaborations that develop initiatives to help employers and workers connect.
Employee benefits and how to ask for more than the typical.
Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday vetoed a GOP-authored bill that sought to eliminate Wisconsin's participation in enhanced federal unemployment benefits, which provide unemployed individuals with an extra $300 per week.
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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said in addition to eliminating enhanced benefits, the state also needs to "push a little harder to get people off the sidelines."
Along with lumber, other building materials including drywall, glue and foam, as well as microchips in many home appliances, also remain in short supply.
Amazon is planning to recruit 10,000 more staff in the U.K. Amazon's total U.K. workforce will exceed 55,000 by the end of 2021, making it one…
The Legislature’s GOP-led rules committee voted Wednesday to eliminate the state’s emergency rule waiving work search requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits.
As of March, the unemployment rate was 3.8% — near the 3.5% rate in February 2020.
The Legislature’s GOP-led rules committee plans to vote Wednesday to eliminate the state's rule waiving work search requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina took another step toward returning to normalcy Thursday afternoon. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced Thursday afternoon that he has directed the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce to terminate the state's participation in all federal pandemic related unemployment benefit programs effective June 30.
The seven largest investor-owned utilities will also be required to complete a detailed customer energy burden analysis to evaluate what portion of household income their customers spend on utility services.
The Nurses of Wisconsin, a group of nursing associations that have come together to identify strategies for supporting nurses during this unpr…