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 …
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that claims for jobless aid …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that claims for jobless aid …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Thursday's reports that unemployment claims are edging downward take on a slightly different ... Reasons to disqualify claimants were expanded, and barriers to securing benefit eligibility were either created or increased, seemingly with …
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 …
First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rose in line with economist estimates in the week ended February 10th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims
THE TAKEAWAY: Unemployment claims are a proxy for layoffs. The low level suggests that employers are confident enough in the economy to hold onto workers. The unemployment rate last month hit a 16-year low 4.2 percent. …