Author: Steve Wishnia and Neal Tepel

New Unemployment-Benefits Claims Jump by 70,000

WASHINGTON—New claims for unemployment benefits jumped to 281,000 last week—up 70,000 from the previous week—due to layoffs and closings from the coronavirus pandemic, the Labor Department announced Mar. 19. It

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Iron Workers Union Endorses Biden for President

WASHINGTON—The International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers endorsed Joe Biden for president Jan. 22. The union praised the former Vice President for his work administering the Obama

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