When Unemployment Ended Early, Workers Sued And Some Are WinningTwenty-six governors across the U.S., including Texas' Greg Abbott, have announced they are shutting off enhanced unemployment benefits. In several states, workers are suing to restore those benefits.
Texans Among Long-Term Jobless, Single Parents And Older Workers Bracing For Early Unemployment ShutoffTexas is one of 25 states — all with Republican governors — that have opted to curtail enhanced unemployment benefits two months early.
Nigerian Cybercriminal Gang Targets Texas Unemployment SystemOrganized cybercriminal gangs, such as the Scattered Canary, work in volume and often share tips among each other on how to be more efficient.
New Texas Association Of Business Says Majority Of Members Blame Government For Worker Shortage A new survey from the Texas Association of Business found the majority of its members blame the current federal unemployment benefits for the problem.
I-Team: Texas Paid Out Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Months After They Were Flagged As FraudSince the start of the pandemic, the TWC has tagged more than 373,000 unemployment claims as suspicious. The CBS 11 I-Team has discovered some claims are being paid out long after they were flagged for fraud.
'I’ve Given Up Hope': Texas Unemployment System Still Overwhelmed Even As More Return To WorkSince the start of the pandemic, more than 7.3 million Texans have applied for unemployment benefits.
North Texas Man Receives Tax Notice For Unemployment Benefits He Never ReceivedWhile millions of Texans lost their job in 2020, James Darst was not one of them.
Texans Frustrated With Trying To Get Unemployment Benefit Issues FixedWhile new unemployment claims in Texas have ticked upward in recent weeks, many out-of-work Texans said they’re struggling to get through to the Texas Workforce Commission.
Stimulus Package Update: Plan Should 'Give As Generous Aid To Local Governments As Possible,' Economist SaysThe proposed $908 billion coronavirus relief package is gaining traction in Congress. But will it be enough, and will it come in time?
Unemployed Texans Must Once Again Search For Work To Keep Benefits For most receiving unemployment benefits, this means recipients will need to prove they’ve done at least three job searches per week in order to remain eligible for benefits.
JC Penney Sees Bankruptcy Protection Exit By ChristmasJ.C. Penney believes it will emerge from bankruptcy protection before Christmas under a new ownership agreement that would save tens of thousands of jobs.
Market Strategist Warns 'Pain Felt On Main Street Quite Distinct From What's Reflected In Stock Market'In an economy beset by pandemic-induced hardship, why is Wall Street thriving while Main Street is struggling?
Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?Spending from the first round of stimulus propped up the economy. But that money is gone, and a more stimulus is unlikely in the coming weeks.
Stimulus Check Latest: Timeline For When Americans Could Receive Next PaymentMore stimulus checks would help suffering Americans and prop up the sagging U.S. economy, but Democrats and Republicans haven't yet agreed on a deal.
TWC Identifies, Locks More Than 4,500 Fraudulent Unemployment Claims With Nearly $70M ValuePotential fraud was connected to more than 4,500 unemployment claims in Texas this year.