The number of claims for unemployment benefits plunged to its lowest level since 1973 as the job market remains strong, according to Department of Labor figures released Thursday. The latest figures show that the unemployment rate among …
(Newser) – The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president, the AP reports. The Labor Department said Thursday that claims for jobless aid dropped by 22,000 to 222,000, the ...
Newser · 8mon
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVY) — Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s unemployment compensation initial claims are their lowest level in 44 years. In 2017, 147,775 initial claims were filed. The last time ...
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Mainers are going to be unable to file unemployment claims for a week because of a computer software system upgrade. The Maine Department of Labor is joining the ReEmployUSA partnership to streamline processing of claims through a new system. The current ...
WMTW · 6mon
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the numbers remained low and consistent with a healthy job market. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that 236,000 people filed claims for jobless aid, up from ...
WOOD-TV · 9mon
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 jobless claims are a good sign.
Hot Air · 8mon
Washington’s Employment Security Department is making some changes to its unemployment claims center. Starting this week, claim center agents will be available to answer questions over the phone 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. They will ...
(Wilfredo Lee / AP) Paul WisemanAssociated Press 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 ...
of Labor and Training (DLT) is facing a backlog of unemployment insurance claims, Call 12 for Action has learned. Dave Manning has been a landscaper for decades. “I’m 75 years old and I love working outside,” he told Call 12 for Action. When winter ...
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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 dropped by 22,000 to 222,000 ...
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