Unemployment

Federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits will end soon

Vast amounts of job openings and fraudulent claims amongst reasons for ending

AUSTIN, Texas -- Governor Greg Abbott today informed the U.S. Department of Labor that Texas will opt out of further federal unemployment compensation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective June 26, 2021. This includes the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from…

Polar plunge causes a record of food distribution in March

Food bank of the Golden Crescent distributes more food after polar plunge.

VICTORIA, Texas - Recently, the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent has been distributing more food. After the polar plunge hit Texas, the non-profit organization…

Salvation Army's Rescue Christmas campaign helps people during pandemic

Since the pandemic has defined many daily aspects, including our economy, the Salvation Army added a holiday themed campaign to help others.

VICTORIA, Texas - Living during a pandemic has caused many changes to the local and global economy. The Salvation Army holds holiday themed fundraisers every year, but this year they decided to create a new one. Rescue Christmas is a…

Trump halted stimulus talks. Here's what it means for you

Originally Published: 06 OCT 20 20:30 ET By Tami Luhby and Katie Lobosco, CNN (CNN) -- Millions of Americans are still out of work. Many small businesses and major airlines are struggling to stay afloat. And states are still contending…

Nearly 4 million US jobs have vanished forever

Originally Published: 02 OCT 20 12:41 ET Updated: 02 OCT 20 14:28 ET By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) -- There's mounting evidence that the pandemic is dealing a lasting blow to the American economy, with millions of jobs vanishing…

New nursing facility in Port Lavaca hosts job fair

Bethany Senior Living opens this month and is searching to fill many job positions

PORT LAVACA, Texas- Bethany Senior Living, a new nursing facility is opening in Port Lavaca later this month. A job fair is set for Thursday, February 6th from 10-…

What to look for in September jobs report

On Friday, at the end of a week that has brought several worrisome signs about the American and global economies, the US government will release its always closely watched report on jobs.

More than 200,000 apply for Amazon jobs

In the week after Amazon announced plans to fill 30,000 jobs in the US, the company was deluged with more than 208,000 online applications. That's more than 18 job applications uploaded per minute.

Most overworked cities in the US

Mobile technology company Kisi took a look at the work-life balance of 40 cities in the US to rank the most overworked - and the least.