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 …
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 …
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 …
SPRINGFIELD — The jobless are still having a hard time navigating the state’s automated unemployment claims
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 …
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 …
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WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims held roughly steady last week at nearly a two-month low, pointing toward moderate labor market growth, federal officials said Thursday. There were 326,000 people who filed for first-time 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 …