The unemployment rate has declined to 8.3 percent, the lowest in three years. The drop in unemployment claims and a smaller-than-expected rise in wholesale prices helped sustain a modest rise in the U.S. stock market futures. Dow …
The state is predicting long wait times for people calling about their unemployment claims when the Department of Labor reopens Wednesday. The Unemployment Customer Service Claims Center will be open for calls during its regular …
The Bernie Sanders juggernaut continues. He is campaigning like there is no tomorrow. Senator Bernie Sanders did two appearances at Netroots Nation 2015. The first appearance was Saturday morning ...
As the U.S. government shutdown and the looming showdown over the debt ceiling threaten to derail the fledgling recovery, a report released today showed a slight increase in the number of people filing first-time claims for unemployment
Unemployment claims jumped this week as the government shutdown dragged into its tenth day, and experts say that the impact of the gridlock in Washington could be long-lasting. A rise in unemployment claims were one unpleasant …
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) – When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe …
Unemployment claims in Wyoming dropped last month for the first time since December 2014, a sign that layoffs are slowing as the energy sector stabilizes. The largest decrease in claims came from the mining industry, where they …
WASHINGTON • More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the numbers remained low and consistent with a healthy job market. The Labor Department says 236,000 people filed claims for jobless aid, up from …
In the week ending June 14, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 312,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 317,000 to 318,000. The …
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 …