And new claims for unemployment benefits dropped 15,000 to 243,000 in the first full week of October, according to the agency, as the job market bounces back from hurricane damage even faster than forecasters expected. Low new …
Those same counties, which include Wake and Mecklenburg, claim 80 percent of the state funding pledged ... say these programs can't solve more fundamental …
About 374,000 people filed for their first week of unemployment benefits last week, the largest one-week rise since November 2012. First-time claims for unemployment benefits suddenly jumped last week, marking the biggest one …
The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits was down 19,000 from the previous week's revised level, the Labor Department said Thursday. It was just the second time since the Great Recession that new weekly claims
Washington (CNN) - The number of furloughed federal government workers applying for unemployment assistance is continuing to rise as the partial government shutdown continues into its third week. States with large numbers of federal …
More people in Florida and Georgia applied for temporary unemployment benefits in late September as those states coped with extensive storm damage and disruption. The numbers: Initial U.S. jobless claims, a tool to measure layoffs, …
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 …
As an awning company worker, Gene Hoffman knew the drill when fall gave way to winter. First, the season change meant he'd be laid off. Then he'd call the state Department of Labor & Industry to refile an unemployment claim and wait for …
Here is the opening statement from the Department of Labor: In the week ending September 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 298,000, an increase of 62,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of …