WASHINGTON -- The number of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell for the third straight week, evidence that layoffs are continuing to ease in the earliest stages of an economic recovery. The Labor …
Bad news for job seekers. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits spiked from its four-year low last week, with 13,000 more people applying for benefits for a total initial number of 380,000 nationwide. The jump reverses …
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 …
Claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as an atypical calendar alignment made it more difficult for the government to adjust the data for seasonal changes. Applications for jobless benefits dropped by 37,000 …
SPRINGFIELD — The jobless are still having a hard time navigating the state’s automated unemployment claims
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
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 …
Layoffs appear to be easing as the number of people who filed for unemployment claims last week dropped by 10,000 to 316,000, the U.S. Labor Department reported Wednesday. The number of initial unemployment claims has …
WASHINGTON -- First-time claims for jobless benefits increased more than expected last week in the U.S., a sign employers are reluctant to hire and the job market remains weak. And while consumer spending jumped by the most in …
Dec. 12--SEBRING-- Unemployment insurance claims in Highlands, Hardee, DeSoto and Okeechobee counties are down 63 percent since the worst month of the Great Recession. In August 2010, 3,085 walked into a workforce region office …