WASHINGTON - The tally of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly for the fifth straight week, a hopeful sign that the job market is slowly improving. Still, claims remain above the levels that most analysts …
Those seeking unemployment benefits for the first time or trying to reopen an existing account can now use an online system to initiate a claim, according to State Labor Commissioner Scott D. Jackson. The system started last week …
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dipped to a 12-week low at the start of February, a sign of a stable job market for U.S. workers. THE NUMBERS: Claims for jobless aid fell 12,000 last week …
Washington’s Employment Security Department is making some changes to its unemployment claims center. Starting this week, claim center agents will be available to answer questions over the phone 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday, …
The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits rose nationally for the second ... Ohio followed the national trend. George Zeller, a Cleveland economic research analyst, said the state's numbers are alarming because they …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that claims for jobless aid …
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) – When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe …
On Thursday, the Labor Department announced that seasonally-adjusted first-time unemployment claims last week fell to 332,000, down 10,000 from the prior week. The third consecutive decline in weekly claims surprised economists, …
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 …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that claims for jobless aid …