California’s staggering job losses continue

Though national unemployment claims dipped a little bit since last week, we're still looking at more than 1.3 million layoffs; the 15th straight week of unemployment of over a million a week.

CDC director says school reopening guidelines won't be revised

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield clarified Thursday that the agency would not be revising their guidelines, but instead offering “different reference documents” for local governments and school districts to review as they begin to determine whether they can safely reopen schools this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Layoffs stuck at high level as 1.3 million seek jobless aid

The persistently elevated level of layoffs are occurring as a spike in virus cases has forced six states to reverse their move to reopen businesses. Those six — Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Michigan and Texas — make up one-third of the U.S. economy.