The number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level since July 2008, a hopeful sign that improvement in the job market is accelerating. The Labor Department said Wednesday that weekly …
Oh, yes. It’s that time again. It’s time for your weekly unemployment claims report. Applications for jobless benefits jumped by 20,000 for the week ending February 16, bringing the total to 362,000, up from last week’s revised figure of …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New claims for unemployment benefits slipped last week, but stayed at a stubbornly high level that underscored the labor market recovery was having trouble gaining traction. Initial claims for state …
The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in the U.S. continues to trend at historically low levels, according to the latest Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report released by the Department of Labor (DOL) Thursday. …
The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics recently released its unemployment insurance weekly claims report stating that weekly jobless claims in the United States dropped to 312,000 seasonally adjusted in the week ending June 14, 2014. …
Claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as an atypical calendar alignment made it more difficult for the government to adjust the data for seasonal changes. Applications for jobless benefits dropped by 37,000 …
NEW YORK (Lucia Mutikani) - New claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, dropping below the key 400,000 level for the first time since early April, according to a government report on Thursday that pointed to …
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 …
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the numbers remained low and consistent with a healthy job market. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that 236,000 people …
Dear Mary, I recently fired an employee and received a notice from EDD that he is claiming unemployment. I don’t know if they are entitled to unemployment or not. What do I do? To be eligible for unemployment benefits, an individual …