U.S. data and central bank speakers on tap Earlier in the session, jobless claims for the week ending Oct. 7 (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/unemployment- rolls-shrink-to-44-year-low-jobless-claims-show-2017-10-12) …
About 374,000 people filed for their first week of unemployment benefits last week, the largest one-week rise since November 2012. First-time claims for unemployment benefits suddenly jumped last week, marking the biggest one …
The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits was down 19,000 from the previous week's revised level, the Labor Department said Thursday. It was just the second time since the Great Recession that new weekly claims
Louisiana is helping Florida process its thousands of unemployment claims related to Hurricane Irma. The Louisiana Workforce Commission, the state's labor department, said Thursday that it reached out to Florida to offer the …
Washington (CNN) - The number of furloughed federal government workers applying for unemployment assistance is continuing to rise as the partial government shutdown continues into its third week. States with large numbers of federal …
WASHINGTON — More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the numbers remained low and consistent with a healthy job market. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that 236,000 people filed …
As an awning company worker, Gene Hoffman knew the drill when fall gave way to winter. First, the season change meant he'd be laid off. Then he'd call the state Department of Labor & Industry to refile an unemployment claim and wait for …
Raleigh, N.C. — The number of unemployed North Carolina workers who waited longer than three weeks for their initial benefit check increased after a new unemployment insurance law took effect last summer. Leaders with the North …
Here is the opening statement from the Department of Labor: In the week ending September 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 298,000, an increase of 62,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of …