Why New York City’s Jobless Rate Is Double the Rest of the Country’s

The city has regained fewer than 6 of every 10 jobs it lost since the pandemic began, while the nation as a whole has regained more than 90 percent of lost jobs.

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Meet the New Cuomo. Same as the Old Cuomo.

We should have known who he was all along.

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An 8-Week Odyssey Through the State Bureaucracy to Collect Unemployment

Nadine Josephs has not worked since March 13. Trying to get benefits from New York became a full-time job.

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