With more people returning to work as businesses reopen after months of shutdown or reduced operations, Indiana’s jobless rate also is showing signs of improvement.
The latest government jobs report shows people around the country are returning to work as the nation continues to reopen after months of shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The drop in weekly unemployment claims filed in the U.S. in the latest government report may be a good sign for the country, according to Ball State University Economist Michael Hicks.
Economic experts suggest Indiana’s once-low unemployment rate is expected to jump significantly as a result of measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Ivy Tech Community College recently was awarded more than $1.5 million in federal grants to support education programs for veterans.