WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims held roughly steady last week at nearly a two-month low, pointing toward moderate labor market growth, federal officials said Thursday. There were 326,000 people who filed for first-time unemployment
Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, adding to signs that the job market is strengthening. Applications for unemployment aid dropped 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 351,000, the Labor Department said …
WASHINGTON — More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, evidence that layoffs are rising and the job market is weak. Applications for unemployment benefits rose by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 418,000, the Labor …
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) --The Kansas Dept. of Labor posted information on its website letting furloughed state workers know how to file an unemployment claim. Furloughed workers do not need to look for other jobs while receiving …
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 …
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 …
WASHINGTON, May 16— The number of people filing their first claims for unemployment benefits rose a slight 4,000 in the week ended May 4, to 459,000, the Labor Department said today. While the small increase was a sign the job …
Unemployment in South Dakota has leveled off, but significantly more people are still receiving benefits than before the recession started. State figures show 4,885 people receiving unemployment checks the last week of May, compared …
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 …