Unemployment claims for self-employed and gig workers fell by 50%. Here’s why that’s misleading

Source : https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/07/unemployment-claims-for-self-employed-fell-sharply-or-did-they-.html KEY POINTS Initial claims for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, fell sharply last week. Half the number of self-employed and gig workers applied for unemployment benefits, according…

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Guest opinion: Providing jobs while stabilizing the economy

Source : https://www.news-press.com/story/opinion/2020/11/22/gig-economy-pandemic-uber-lyft-door-dash-self-employment-economy-michael-macdowell/6338047002/ Guest opinion: Providing jobs while stabilizing the economy Michael A MacDowell Special to The News-Press The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits recently fell to 751,000 according…

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