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Dems to give unemployment bill another go

WASHINGTON — Millions of people stuck on the jobless rolls would receive an extension of unemployment benefits averaging $309 a week under a Senate bill that appears set to break free of a Republican filibuster. Democrats have stripped the unemployment insurance measure down to the bare essentials for today’s vote, which is a do-over of […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims decrease

In the week ending July 10, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 429,000, a decrease of 29,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 455,250, a decrease of 11,750 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.7 percent for the week […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims rise

In the week ending June 26, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 472,000, an increase of 13,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 466,500, an increase of 3,250 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.6 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims fall

WASHINGTON — In the week ending June 19, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 457,000, a decrease of 19,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 462,750, a decrease of 1,500 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate […] [...]

U.S. jobless claims rose last week after declines

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 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment benefit rolls fall to 4.5M

WASHINGTON — The tally of laid-off workers continuing to claim jobless benefits fell by the largest amount in almost a year, suggesting that more unemployed workers may be finding work. At the same time, new claims for unemployment insurance dipped slightly for the third straight week. The Labor Department says the total unemployment benefit rolls […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims decline

In the week ending May 29, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 453,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 459,000, an increase of 1,750 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.6 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims fall sharply

In the week ending May 15, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 471,000, an increase of 25,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 453,500, an increase of 3,000 from the previous week’s unrevised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.6 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims decrease

In the week ending April 24, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 448,000, a decrease of 11,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 462,500, an increase of 1,500 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.6 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims decrease

In the week ending April 17, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 456,000, a decrease of 24,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 460,250, an increase of 2,750 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.6 […] [...]

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