Casinos were closed for 78 days before reopening four days into the month.
The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and slowing an economic rebound.
Tourism numbers in Orange County are improving some but the pandemic is still hammering the local economy.
After more than a week's worth of meetings, at least some clarity is coming to bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.
Around the country, across industries and occupations, millions of Americans thrown out of work because of the coronavirus are straining to afford the basics now that an extra $600 a week in federal unemployment benefits has expired.
The report from the U.S. Department of Labor noted that last week there were fewer layoffs in agriculture, construction, manufacturing, retail, and service industries than the previous week.
Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired.
Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday reported that its net income fell dramatically in the three-month period that ended in June when most of its theme parks were shuttered and theatrical movie releases were postponed.
Publix has made about $2.5 billion more in sales because of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of the year, a new report shows.
Housing advocates fear that they could see a wave of evictions in the coming months, as states end moratoriums put in place during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said Monday that its manufacturing index rose to 54.2 last month, up from a June reading of 52.6. Any reading above 50 signals that U.S. manufacturing is expanding.
The Chicago-based carrier may need to furlough roughly 3,900 pilots due to a worsening outlook for the airline industry, according to an internal memo.
The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday estimated Florida accounted for 87,062 of the 1.43 million claims filed nationally during the week that ended July 25.
Republicans have been fighting to trim back the $600 jobless benefit in the next coronavirus package, but President Donald Trump and some Senate Republicans suggested they could accept keeping the full $600 benefit for now.
Universal Orlando Resort is currently operating with limited capacity and new safety measures.
Wawa announced Thursday that a first-of-its-kind drive-thru location will open in Bucks County this winter.
The U.S. economy shrank at a dizzying 33% annual rate in the April-June quarter — by far the worst quarterly plunge ever — when the viral outbreak shut down businesses, throwing tens of millions out of work and sending unemployment surging to 14.7%, the government said Thursday.
President Trump suggested this week the next coronavirus relief package could include a direct cash payment for American families that's potentially higher than $1,200.
The portal to apply for the grants opens on August 19th.
MCO forced to shrink scope of Terminal C project due to economic downturn cause by COVID-19.