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synonyms for jobless

  • between jobs
  • collecting unemployment benefits
  • laid off
  • on the dole
  • out of a job
  • out of work
  • without employment
  • without gainful employment
  • workless
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How to use jobless in a sentence

The number of new jobless claims has come down since the earliest days of the pandemic but remains at an extremely high level week in and week out.
NEW UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS JUMP TO 965,000, THE HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE AUGUSTELI ROSENBERGJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While the $300 payments are down from $600 per week provided by the CARES Act through July 2020, it’s still much needed aid to help jobless Americans make ends meet.
STILL WAITING ON YOUR $300 UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT TO START? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWLANCE LAMBERTJANUARY 12, 2021FORTUNE
Those aid package have funneled hundreds of billions to small businesses, jobless Americans and others hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.
$2,000 STIMULUS CHECKS COULD BECOME A REALITY WITH DEMOCRATIC CONTROL OF THE SENATEJEFF STEIN, ERICA WERNERJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If the BLS were to include those 4 million jobless Americans who have yet to return to the workforce in its unemployment rate, the “real” jobless rate would sit at 9% for November.
BY ONE MEASURE, THIS RECOVERY IS 10 TIMES FASTER THAN THE ONE AFTER THE GREAT RECESSION—BUT THERE’S A CATCHLANCE LAMBERTJANUARY 5, 2021FORTUNE
That’s down from the $600 weekly payment that the CARES Act sent jobless Americans through late July.
EVERYTHING JOBLESS AMERICANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE $300 UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITLANCE LAMBERTDECEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Even with the drop in initial jobless claims, the level remains almost quadruple what it was before the pandemic, and the four-week average edged up to a two-month high.
JOBLESS CLAIMS FELL IN NOVEMBER, BUT CONSUMER SPENDING DECLINED FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE APRILRACHEL KINGDECEMBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
The bill also provides $300 weekly enhanced unemployment payments to most jobless Americans.
CONGRESS COVID-19 RELIEF BILL INCLUDES $15 BILLION FOR BROADWAY, SMALL MUSIC VENUES, MOVIE THEATERSPHIL WAHBADECEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
The extension of pandemic unemployment provisions is welcome news to the more than 19 million Americans currently receiving jobless benefits.
EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT THE STIMULUS DEAL—INCLUDING $600 CHECKS AND $300 UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITSLANCE LAMBERTDECEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
Late-breaking decisions would limit the $300 per week bonus jobless benefits — one half the supplemental federal unemployment benefit provided under the CARES Act in March — to 10 weeks instead of 16 weeks as before.
STIMULUS DEAL REACHED: LEADERS ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE, GOVERNMENT FUNDING BILLLEE CLIFFORDDECEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
The emerging agreement on virus aid would deliver more than $300 billion in aid to businesses as well as the extra $300-per-week for the jobless and renewal of state benefits that would otherwise expire right after Christmas.
STIMULUS UPDATE: LEADERS APPEAR ON THE BRINK OF A SUNDAY DEAL INCLUDING $600 CHECKSLEE CLIFFORDDECEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
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