Posts Tagged ‘reccession’

U.S. jobless claims rose last week after declines

by Associated Press Published: June 17,2010

Tags: employment, jobs, reccession, unemployment, unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON — The number of people filing new claims for jobless benefits jumped last week after three straight declines, another sign that the pace of layoffs has not slowed. Initial claims for jobless benefits rose by 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 472,000, the Labor Department said today. It was the highest level in a month […] [...]

Unemployment falls in most states

by Associated Press Published: May 21,2010

Tags: employment, jobs, reccession, unemployment

Unemployment rates fell in a majority of states last month as improved economic conditions spurred hiring. The Labor Department said today that 34 states and the District of Columbia reported their jobless rates fell in April. Six states reported higher rates, while 10 saw unemployment hold steady. That marked an improvement from March when 16 […] [...]

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