The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president. The Labor Department said Thursday that claims for jobless aid dropped by 22,000 to 222,000, the fewest …
And we are about 4 million jobs shy of where we should be, given the historical relationship between unemployment benefits and the number of unemployed people -- as you can see in the chart below. The blue line is the level of jobless …
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 …
by Joseph Lawler | Oct 12, 2017, 8:31 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article Forecasters had expected jobless claims to drop to 252,000. Low jobless claims are a good sign. They …
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 …
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 …
The number of claims for unemployment benefits plunged to its lowest level since 1973 as the job market remains …
(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 …
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U.S. unemployment benefit claims fell last week to the lowest level since Americans were wearing bell-bottoms and listening to "Dark Side of the Moon". Reuters reports that the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits …