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A study examining unemployment during COVID-19 found that women with children, people with disabilities, as well as certain racial and ethnic groups were more likely to lose employment or experience a decrease in hours.

Employment of certain groups more likely to be affected by pandemic, study says

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 24, 2020

A WSU associate professor interested in the effects of the pandemic and resulting recession authored a paper on groups of people whose employment is more likely to be affected during COVID-19.  Ben...

People who have been victim to unemployment fraud should file a report with the local police department, says Pullman Chief of Police.

Whitman County deals with unemployment fraud

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter June 3, 2020

Some Whitman County residents have filed claims about unemployment fraud in the area.  Local law enforcement have turned the claims over to Secret Service agencies and the FBI, Gary Jenkins, Pullman...

Whitman County unemployment rates have risen 3 percent. State unemployment rates for Washington state have risen from  5.1 percent in March to 15.4 percent in April this year.

Whitman County unemployment rates rise three percent

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter June 3, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Whitman County unemployment rates increased by 3 percent from March to April this year.  Doug Tweedy, regional economist for the Washington State Employment Security Department, said...

Giving money to most Americans isn't a bad thing, but it isn't the best plan to help the unemployed.

OPINION: Stimulus plan doesn’t help the right people

GUS WATERS, Evergreen columnist April 1, 2020

The federal stimulus package that Congress passed is a decent response to the impending recession that will hit our country, but it can’t live up to its noble goals until it provides more unemployment...

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