The latest from Andy Fyers
Positive weekly job numbers conceal calm before the storm
By Andy Fyers | Fri, 07 Aug 2020
The number of new people receiving an unemployment benefit fell for the fifth consecutive week in the seven days to July 31.There were 934 new claimants for the Covid-19 Income Relief Payment - CIRP -...
Women hit hardest in retail, hospitality job losses
By Andy Fyers | Thu, 06 Aug 2020
As BusinessDesk reported on Wednesday, the headline unemployment figures for the June quarter need to be digested with a large grain of salt.Unemployment of 4 percent masks a whole range of things, in...