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Initial unemployment claims plunged last week to an eight-year low of 284,000 in a fresh sign that the recent labor market recovery is solidifying. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits was down 19,000 from the previous week's ...
Los Angeles Times · ByJim Puzzanghera · 7/24/2014
Yesterday's jobless claims report showed increases to both initial and continued unemployment claims as initial claims trended well below the closely watched 400K level. Seasonally adjusted “initial” unemployment claims rose by 5,000 to 333,000 ...
The Christian Science Monitor · 8/9/2013
Initial claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell last week as the economy adds a solid number of jobs each month, government data released Thursday showed. New jobless claims dropped by 15,000 to 281,000 in the week ending July 11, the …
Raw Story · 7/17/2015
And weekly unemployment claims have been below 400,000 in nine of the past 10 weeks. That's a "clear indication that the pace of layoffs has slowed," said Steven Wood, chief economist at Insight Economics. Applications typically soar in the first two …
FOX News · 1/12/2012
Lately, we’ve run into more and more cases of fraud — unemployment claims filed through identity theft. The person we contact tells us he’s never been unemployed; he’s been working steadily for the past few years. According to an April 2014 ...
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville · 12/16/2014
LINCOLN — All weekly unemployment claims will now be filed online in Nebraska. The state Department of Labor said the new online system will replace the old automated phone system. Labor Commissioner Catherine Lang said this is a step forward for …
Kearney Hub · 12/3/2012
New unemployment claims increased statewide but dropped almost 21% on the Big Island for the week ending Jan. 18, the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism reported today. The number of new claims on the Big Island fell …
bigislandnow.com · 1/23/2014
Despite the recent decline in North Dakota’s rig count and the estimated 6,000 jobs associated with those rigs, the state’s unemployment numbers are holding steady, reports The Bismarck Tribune. Although a high number of workers are at risk due to …
bakken.com · 2/5/2015
Markstrom was fired March 24, 2014, about one month after she rejected a proposed separation agreement in which the newspaper offered her a voluntary layoff and agreed not to challenge her unemployment claim, in exchange for a promise that she would …
Register-Guard · ByJack Moran · 1 hour ago
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, underscoring the economy's enduring strength. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 9,000 to a seasonally …
International Business Times · 12/24/2014