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Restaurant owner blames labor shortage for 99% increase in chicken wing...

(Daily Caller News Foundation) — A restaurant owner from Buffalo, New York, told Fox Business on Monday that chicken wings are getting more expensive...

Red states emerge healthier from pandemic than blue states

While economic recovery from the COVID-19 shutdowns picks up steam, it’s been significantly slower in blue states than red ones. The jobs are coming back, but the workers...

Red states top those with lowest unemployment rates

(The Center Square) — Republican-led states and Vermont reported the lowest unemployment rates in April, according to a new report by the U.S. Commerce Department. States...

Report: Job searches increased in Republican states canceling federal unemployment boost

(Daily Caller News Foundation) — Relative to the national trend, job searches temporarily increased in states that have announced they will no longer offer...

Central Minnesota business survey shows unemployment benefits hamper hiring

Thursday’s initial weekly jobless claims report from the Labor Department dropped to 406,000, the lowest since March 2020. The same report, however, also showed over 12 million continuing...

Unemployment rises in April as Biden promotes tax hikes

(The Center Square) — Official numbers from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show unemployment rose in the month of April as hiring fell...

Free states faring far better than lockdown states in one huge...

(Foundation for Economic Education) — When COVID-19 first came to our shores, it presented policymakers and elected officials with a crisis like nothing in...

Unemployment during the pandemic expected to cause 900,000 US deaths, new...

(Foundation for Economic Education) — The toll of the coronavirus has been severe. But a new study has found that the collective response to...

Minnesota saw a more than 750% hike in jobless claims during...

From mid-March of 2020 through the first full week of 2021, Minnesota reported a spike in its weekly unemployment claims of 751.68%, compared to...

Minnesota’s new unemployment claims jumped 1,200 in last week of 2020

(The Center Square) – Minnesota rang in the New Year with an uptick in new unemployment claims. According to U.S. Department of Labor data released...