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There were 423,000 first-time claims filed the week ending September 17th, but economists were forecasting that number to be around 418,000. Except for one week, initial claims have been above 400,000 since the beginning of April. The national …
WJHG · 9/22/2011
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending July 11 increased to 3,451 from the previous week’s total of 2,707. The week marked the start of a new quarter for new claims when some claimants regain their eligibility for ...
neworleanscitybusiness.com · 7/17/2015
Each Thursday morning, economic commentators get excited about new data for initial unemployment claims. Today, for example, we learned that number was 450,000 -- the lowest number since early July. But what does this number really mean? And how …
The Atlantic · 9/16/2010
BATON ROUGE – The state labor department said first-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Oct. 11 increased to 2,473 from the previous week's total of 2,081. For the comparable week a year earlier, there were 2,513 ...
Shreveport Times · 10/18/2014
It’s Halloween, but there are no goblins in today’s labor market report. New filings for unemployment benefits fell again last week, slipping 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 340,000. That’s still at an elevated level relative to recent history, but ...
Wall Street Pit · ByJames Picerno · 11/1/2013
“They are unemployed . . . and we will do our best to help them.” In Maryland, the number of federal claims for unemployment benefits was up to 14,000 as of Friday morning, nearly four times the number of filings from federal workers that the ...
Washington Post · ByLuz Lazo · 10/4/2013
Kori Sherwood lost her good, family-supporting job at U.S. Steel because of illegally-subsidized imports. In a close vote last week, a majority in the U.S. House chose to continue glomming onto the ...
Daily Kos · ByLaura Clawson · 5/10/2012
As a proof of economic resilience, however, that is a bit flimsy, especially considering that the just reported number of 282K Initial Unemployment Claims last week was higher than expected by about $15 million. The …
Market Intelligence Center · 14 hours ago
WASHINGTON – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell by 6,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 361,000, a level consistent with modest gains in hiring. The Labor Department said Thursday that the less volatile four-week …
usatoday30.usatoday.com · 8/9/2012
U.S. unemployment claims unexpectedly dropped last week to a eight-year low, according to data from the U.S. Labor Department Thursday. Weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 248,000, according to the …
The Inquisitr · 7/24/2014