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 …
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 …
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 …
Fewer Alabamians are filing initial unemployment claims than they did in the past two years, and experts say that shows an improving jobs picture. October was the 10th straight month that initial claims for jobless benefits were below the …
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 …
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Workforce Services has seen a 500 percent increase of people requesting unemployment since the government shutdown turned federal employees away from work Tuesday. The state-run …
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped by 23,000 last week to 259,000 as the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey began to fade. But it was another story in Florida. Hurricane Irma continued to have an …
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 …