On July 1 of each year, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) publishes prevailing wage rates and salaries that establish a floor for what U.S. businesses must pay foreign
Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has been deadly for older Americans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report weekly deaths from all causes and deaths attributed to COVID-19 according
As a result of the pandemic and resulting economic slowdown, increased attention has been paid to the Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report produced by the Department of Labor. As we
More than one billion weeks of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits have been paid through combined State and Federal UI programs since the start of the pandemic. If measured by
Few, if any, industries have been harmed by COVID-19 lockdowns as much as Full-Service Restaurants in terms of employment and earnings. With the release of the December Economic Situation Report
Introduction Weekly releases of unemployment insurance (UI) claims data by the US Department of Labor (DOL) have indicated a very high utilization of state and federal UI programs during the
Our Illinois COVID-19 Dashboard combines demographic information from the 2018 American Community Survey along with data from the US Department of Agriculture Food Access Research Atlas with the number of COVID-19 reported cases from the Illinois Department of Health.
The data can show us the relationship between a zip code’s demographics as well as access to adequate grocery stores and a zip code’s COVID-19 reported case count.