Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell for a third week in the past four, showing a resilient labor market. National jobless claims declined by 10,000, to 265,000, in the week ended Dec. 24 from a six-month high in the prior period, a Labor Department ...
WASHINGTON – More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications remained at a low level that suggests most workers enjoy job security. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department says weekly jobless claims rose by 14,000 to 257,000 ...
About 374,000 people filed for their first week of unemployment benefits last week, the largest one-week rise since November 2012. First-time claims for unemployment benefits suddenly jumped last week, marking the biggest one-week rise since Superstorm ...
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Applications for weekly unemployment benefits spiked last week, largely because companies let go of thousands of workers after the holiday season. Weekly applications rose by 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 399,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.
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Initial unemployment claims fell last week to 316,000, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. Above, a job seeker fills out paperwork during a Los Angeles job fair last month. Initial unemployment claims fell last week to 316,000, the Labor Department ...
Washington (CNN) - The number of furloughed federal government workers applying for unemployment assistance is continuing to rise as the partial government shutdown continues into its third week. States with large numbers of federal employees are seeing a ...
SPRINGFIELD — The jobless are still having a hard time navigating the state’s automated unemployment claims system despite two months of trial and error and the state’s best efforts to smooth their way . “There are so many questions, it's …
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Bad news for job seekers. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits spiked from its four-year low last week, with 13,000 more people applying for benefits for a total initial number of 380,000 nationwide. The jump reverses a steady decline in ...
WASHINGTON -- The number of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell for the third straight week, evidence that layoffs are continuing to ease in the earliest stages of an economic recovery. The Labor Department said Thursday ...
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In yet another sign that the job market is still stuck in a rut, more Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week than the week before. There were 418,000 initial unemployment claims filed in the week ended July 16 ...
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