The state-run office usually process 2,000 unemployment claims a week, but since Tuesday has taken on 10,000, said Bill Starks, DWS unemployment insurance director. "Starting Tuesday, when the furlough notices started going out, our claim center and …
Deseret News · 10/5/2013
And weekly unemployment claims have been below 400,000 in nine of the past 10 weeks. That's a "clear indication that the pace of layoffs has slowed," said Steven Wood, chief economist at Insight Economics. Applications typically soar in the first two …
FOX News · 1/12/2012
For the first time in two months, the Labor Department reported the number of unemployment claims rose 12,000, bringing the total to a seasonally adjusted 290,000, ending November 8. Compared to this time last year, unemployment claims were 15% … · 11/13/2014
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WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in four years, a hopeful sign for the struggling job market. But the decline was partly due to temporary factors. The four-week average, a less …
News One · 7/12/2012
The U.S. economy continues to churn out mixed messages. The retail sales number on Wednesday was an outright dud. Sales in April were flat month-over-month, against expectations for a 0.2-percent gain. With that, sales are now down to flat in four of … · 5/14/2015
WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped for a second straight week last week, unwinding some of the storm-related surge, which has muddled the labor market picture. Initial claims · 11/29/2012
Conservative Party claims unemployment in some areas fell by up to 60% are based on "wrong data", it is claimed. Benefit claimant counts rather than official unemployment statistics have been used by some Tory candidates. A research historian said the ...
BBC · 4/24/2015
The advance number of actual initial claims under state programs, unadjusted, totaled 536,588 in the week ending May 16, a decrease of 33,824 from the previous week. There were 319,694 initial claims in the comparable week in 2008. The advance …
Credit Unions Online · 5/21/2009
Several economic studies published Wednesday paint a mixed picture of the U.S. economy. The Labor Department says the number of people signing up for unemployment compensation rose in the United States last week. Initial unemployment claims
Voice of America · 12/31/2014
Applications for unemployment benefits took a big drop last week, according to the latest numbers from the Labor Department. The new report shows a drop of 21,000 to a seasonally adjusted 283,000. A look at the more reliable four-week average shows a …
Industry Week · 2/19/2015