PBS NewsHour

US Commerce Secretary on unemployment checks, women at work

Clip: 05/20/2021 | 8m 16s

U.S. jobless claims were at their lowest levels since March of last year according to numbers released Thursday. Hiring is on the rise, as are renewed questions about the need for the weekly $300 federal unemployment benefits, which many Republican governors across the country are rejecting for their states. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo joins Amna Nawaz to discuss the matter and more.

Aired: 05/20/21

Rating: NR

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