The number of initial unemployment claims in the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties, has increased more percentage-wise in Savannah than in any other part of the state, the …
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 unemployed are …
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31— The Labor Department reported today that new claims for unemployment benefits around the nation fell more sharply than expected in the week ended Oct. 19, but economists were divided on whether the report …
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 …
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Jan. 24 decreased from the previous week's total.The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims …
Thursday's reports that unemployment claims are edging downward take on a slightly different ... Reasons to disqualify claimants were expanded, and barriers to securing benefit eligibility were either created or increased, seemingly with …
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Feb. 9, decreased from the previous week’s total, according to an unemployment insurance claims report released Friday morning. The Louisiana Workforce …
New claims for unemployment insurance are one of the highest-frequency economic indicators we have — that is, the data come in early and often, giving a quicker read than things like employment numbers and unemployment rates. And …
WASHINGTON (AP) — New claims for unemployment benefits dipped for the fourth straight week, a sign the job market is improving at a slow but steady pace. Employers, encouraged by a recovering economy, are hiring again. But they are …
Unemployment data show that although the number of first-time claimants is leveling off, the length of time for unemployed workers is increasing. In the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Chatham, Bryan and Effingham …