Are you searching for work?

There are 3 unemployment stages

  • Frictional- switch between jobs
  • Structural- change in labor force
  • Cyclical- changes in the business cycle

It is possible to receive unemployment checks, but only under these circumstances.

  • You must be looking for work.
  • You must be over 18 and trying to support you or your family.
  • Anyone in the military may not be available for these checks.

What will you do to help our economy?

Unemployment rates have gone down greatly in the last couple of years.

The unemployment rate is at around 5.8% today. Only people who are searching for work may be considered unemployed. There are others that are not searching for work and are unemployed that are not put on this percentage.