American unemployment benefits claims remain at a 17-year record low, according to new data released on Thursday from by the U.S. Department of Labor. American workers filed 245,000 claims for state unemployment benefits during …
(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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by Joseph Lawler | May 18, 2017, 8:47 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article Total continuing claims for unemployment benefits ran at the lowest level in 28 years at the beginning of …
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’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, …
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 …
THE TAKEAWAY: Unemployment claims are a proxy for layoffs. The low level suggests that employers are confident enough in the economy to hold onto workers. The unemployment rate last month hit a 16-year low 4.2 percent. …
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 …
The number of claims for unemployment benefits plunged to its lowest level since 1973 as the job market remains …