Unemployment claims in Wyoming dropped last month for the first time since December 2014, a sign that layoffs are slowing as the energy sector stabilizes. The largest decrease in claims came from the mining industry, where 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 …
New claims for unemployment insurance are one of the highest-frequency economic indicators we have — that is, the data come in early and often, giving a quicker read than things like employment numbers and unemployment rates. …
New unemployment numbers are due out tomorrow and right now Florida’s unemployment rate is well above the national average at 6.6 percent. The state has already paid a billion dollars in unemployment benefits and the …
WASHINGTON — More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, evidence that layoffs are rising and the job market is weak. Applications for unemployment benefits rose by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 418,000, the Labor …
The number of initial unemployment claims in the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties, has increased more percentage-wise in Savannah than in any other part of the state, the …
North Dakota’s unemployment insurance fund has hit a high of $185 million, but there has never been so many workers potentially at risk. The Bakken oil boom has created thousands of good-paying jobs, and with 40 fewer rigs drilling in …
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 …
WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, another sign that U.S. workers are enjoying job security. The Labor Department said today that claims for jobless aid fell by 14,000 last week to a …
WASHINGTON • The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 44½-year low last week, supporting expectations of a sharp rebound in job growth in October after employment was depressed by hurricane …