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 say would be ...
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 third week of March, nearly a ...
NJ.com · 8y
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 research historian said the ...
BBC · 3y
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Feb. 9, decreased from the previous week’s total, according to an unemployment insurance claims report released Friday morning. The Louisiana Workforce commission figures show ...
NOLA.com · 5y
Three years after the onset of the Great Recession, signs are mounting that employers might at last be starting to hire new workers. The Labor Department reported Thursday that new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly dropped below 400,000 last ...
The Casper City Council on Tuesday postponed a vote requesting legislation that would deny unemployment benefits to people who voluntarily resigned, retired or were fired with cause. After a discussion that involved attempts to modify the resolution’s ...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia state labor officials say the number of laid-off workers filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits was down by 3.4 percent in September. Officials say the last time initial claims were below that level was in September 2007.
WTVY · 4y
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 unemployment claims.
ABC News · 6y
Unemployment in South Dakota has leveled off, but significantly more people are still receiving benefits than before the recession started. State figures show 4,885 people receiving unemployment checks the last week of May, compared to 5,105 that same week ...
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 research historian said the ...
BBC · 3y