The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped last week to 332,000 after reaching a pandemic-low 312,000 the week before. The increase in new applications for jobless aid could reflect the spread of the delta variant slightly increasing layoffs, the Washington Post reported. According to the Post, last week’s increase was also small and may… Read more »

President Biden met with high-profile business leaders Wednesday to tout their support for COVID-19 vaccine mandates announced by his administration last week. Biden announced last week that all businesses with 100 or more employees must require their workers to be vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. The administration is also requiring all health facilities that… Read more »

President Biden will announce today that all businesses with 100 or more employees must require their workers to be vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Biden is also requiring all health facilities that accept Medicare or Medicaid funding to vaccinate their workforces and all federal employees to get vaccinated as well, without the option of… Read more »