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US wipes out nearly half of the job gains since the financial crisis in just two weeks

Apr 2, 2020

The astounding pace at which Americans filed for unemployment over the past two weeks has wiped out nearly half the total number of jobs......

This map shows which states are seeing the most job losses due to the coronavirus

Apr 2, 2020

Another record-breaking spike in U.S. jobless claims hit Americans across the country, but varied in impact by state as each governor takes a different......

Boeing to offer employees voluntary layoffs amid coronavirus pandemic

Apr 2, 2020

Boeing had about 160,000 employees as of the end of last year, about a third represented by unions. Team:Across Boeing, we're focused on keeping one......

Flight attendants say government stakes in airlines in exchange for grants could cost jobs

Apr 1, 2020

An American Airlines flight attendant serves drinks to passengers after departing Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.Robert Alexander | Archive Photos | Getty ImagesFlight attendant unions......

American Airlines apologizes for mistakenly offering dozens of pilots voluntary leave amid coronavirus

Apr 1, 2020

Jets are parked on runway 28 at the Pittsburgh International Airport on March 27, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Due to decreased flights as a......

With strikes and a ‘sick out,’ some grocery and delivery workers take defiant stance: One-time bonuses, temporary pay hikes aren’t enough

Mar 31, 2020

A cashier wears gloves while scanning the groceries of a customer at a Whole Foods in Cambridge, MA on March 24, 2020.Erin Clark |......

JetBlue slashes flights by 80% from its New York-area home as coronavirus spreads

Mar 31, 2020

JetBlue planes at a gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe coronavirus pandemic is hitting JetBlue......

American Airlines plans to apply for coronavirus aid, offers partial pay for employee leave

Mar 30, 2020

American Airlines jets sit idly at their gates Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix.Matt York | APAmerican Airlines on Monday......

Airline workers might not be cut but in coronavirus travel collapse their paychecks will be smaller

Mar 30, 2020

Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International......

This Uber driver made $600 a week before the coronavirus outbreak — now he makes $0

Mar 28, 2020

A ride share driver picks up passengers at O'Hare Airport on April 10, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.Scott Olson / Getty ImagesEarlier this month, as talk......

Airlines warn government aid ‘not a cure’ for coronavirus travel plunge

Mar 27, 2020

United Airlines planes at Newark Liberty International AirportLeslie Josephs | CNBCUnited Airlines on Friday warned that it expects a lengthy slump in travel demand because......

United Airlines warns aid isn’t enough to avoid workforce cuts

Mar 27, 2020

United Airlines planes at Newark Liberty International AirportLeslie Josephs | CNBCUnited Airlines warned Friday that it expects to reduce its workforce because of the rapid......

How airline workers won a $32 billion lifeline in the contentious coronavirus relief bill

Mar 27, 2020

A flight attendant arrives at Tom Bradley Terminal at Los Angeles International airport in Los Angeles, California on March 16, 2020.Agustin Paullier | AFP......

These are the states with the most job losses so far because of the coronavirus

Mar 26, 2020

The record-breaking spike in U.S. jobless claims data released on Thursday varied in its impact on American workers depending on state as governors across......

What you need to know about unemployment benefits in the coronavirus relief bill

Mar 26, 2020

Yellow Dog Productions What does the legislation do?The bill — the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act — expands unemployment insurance, a program enacted in 1935......