Texas Unemployment Dialer App Reduces Street

A Dallas man created an app for laid off workers to connect to state unemployment agencies

Right now there are about 2.4 million Texans who are unemployed (as of June 6th). The pandemic has led to tens of thousands of employees getting fired or laid off every week which leads to busy phone lines as everyone scrambles to call the Texas Workforce Commission at the same time. Unfortunately, this could be …

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1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits - CNN Business

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits

New York (CNN Business)More than 40 million Americans have filed for first-time unemployment benefits since the coronavirus pandemic forced the US economy to shut down in March. One in four American workers has filed for unemployment insurance. Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of …

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Texas Workforce Commission, Unemployment Office, Receives 2.2 Million Calls in One Day

Texas Unemployment Office Receives 2.2 Million Calls in One Day

Outdated, Overwhelmed System Leaves Texans Waiting for Unemployment Benefits: NBC 5 Investigates In just one day, 2.2 million people called the Texas Workforce Commission, or tried to call, each trying to file for unemployment after losing their jobs to a pandemic-driven financial meltdown. And that’s a new normal day, in very abnormal times, as the …

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