Conservative Party claims unemployment in some areas fell by up to 60% are based on "wrong data", it is claimed. Benefit claimant counts rather than official unemployment statistics have been used by some Tory candidates. A …
WASHINGTON - The tally of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly for the fifth straight week, a hopeful sign that the job market is slowly improving. Still, claims remain above the levels that most analysts …
A U.S. Department of Labor report released Thursday showed a 19-month low in jobless workers filing new claims for unemployment benefits in New Jersey, a report on NorthJersey.com said. New claims fell by 2,500 to 9,273 in the …
OKLAHOMA CITY - Thousands in the state had trouble filing claims for unemployment over the weekend, and the problems continued Monday. Officials said the unemployment claims are supposed to be made on Sundays so …
Former Philadelphia ... filing unemployment compensation, but that law will take affect in January so it will not apply to Ackerman. Ackerman's attorney, Dean Weitzman, who negotiated the buyout, said that she deserves it and the …
The Nebraska Department of Labor announced on Friday that for the first time in Nebraska, everyone who files a weekly unemployment insurance claim starting Sunday, December 2 will do so online. Online filing replaces an automated …
WASHINGTON — New U.S. claims for jobless benefits hit a seven-month low last week, while permits for future home construction rebounded strongly last month, bolstering views the economy was gaining traction. Initial claims for state …
WASHINGTON (AP) — New claims for unemployment benefits dipped for the fourth straight week, a sign the job market is improving at a slow but steady pace. Employers, encouraged by a recovering economy, are hiring again. But they are …
Those seeking unemployment benefits for the first time or trying to reopen an existing account can now use an online system to initiate a claim, according to State Labor Commissioner Scott D. Jackson. The system started last week …
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president. The Labor Department said Thursday that claims for jobless aid dropped by 22,000 to …