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First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Jan. 9 increased from the previous week's total. The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims increased to 4,203 from the previous week's total of ...
WDSU NewsChannel 6 · 1/15/2016
There were 423,000 first-time claims filed the week ending September 17th, but economists were forecasting that number to be around 418,000. Except for one week, initial claims have been above 400,000 since the beginning of April. The national …
WJHG · 9/22/2011
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, nearing a 42-year low as labor market conditions continued to tighten in a boost to the economy. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits …
Duluth News Tribune · 12/24/2015
The Department of Labor reported that weekly initial unemployment claims rose to 282,000 in the week ending December 5, an increase of 4.4 percent from the previous week. That drove the four-week moving average for initial unemployment claims above …
Economy Watch · 12/11/2015
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — New applications for unemployment benefits jumped last week to the highest level since late November, most likely because of end-of-the-year layoffs following the holiday season. Jobless claims rose by 24,000 to a …
Market Watch · ByJeffry Bartash · 1/12/2012
One of the most common dilemmas for employers is how to respond to an unemployment claim filed by a former employee. Sometimes an employer wants to do its best to make sure the employee receives unemployment insurance benefits, especially if …
Daily Journal of Commerce · ByRich Meneghello · 9/1/2011
CARSON CITY, NV - Nevada's unemployed could be without a paycheck if they don't act quickly. The computer system used to file a claim will be offline between 5pm Monday, September 21st and Monday, September 28th at 8am. About 26,000 people a …
KOLO 8 NewsNow · 9/19/2015
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Dec. 19 increased from the previous week’s total. The state labor department figures released Monday show the initial claims increased to 2,675 from the previous week’s total ...
neworleanscitybusiness.com · 12/29/2015
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
Each Thursday morning, economic commentators get excited about new data for initial unemployment claims. Today, for example, we learned that number was 450,000 -- the lowest number since early July. But what does this number really mean? And how …
The Atlantic · 9/16/2010