Posts Tagged ‘unemployment benefits’

U.S. unemployment claims increase

In the week ending April 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 460,000, an increase of 18,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 450,250, an increase of 2,250 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.5 […] [...]

Employment increases, but rate unchanged

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in March, and the unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Temporary help services and health care continued to add jobs over the month. Employment in federal government also rose, reflecting the hiring of temporary workers for Census 2010. Employment continued to decline […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims decrease

by Published: April 2,2010

Tags: employment, jobs, unemployment, unemployment benefits

In the week ending March 27, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 439,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 447,250, a decrease of 6,750 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 March 20, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 442,000, a decrease of 14,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 453,750, a decrease of 11,000 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.6 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims dip

In the week ending March 13, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 457,000, a decrease of 5,000 from the previous week’s unrevised figure. The four-week moving average was 471,250, a decrease of 4,250 from the previous week’s unrevised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.5 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims down slightly

by Published: March 11,2010

Tags: employment, jobs, unemployment, unemployment benefits

In the week ending March 6, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 462,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 475,500, an increase of 5,000 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.5 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment situation little changed

Nonfarm payroll employment was little changed (-36,000) in February, and the unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Employment fell in construction and information, while temporary help services added jobs. Severe winter weather in parts of the country may have affected payroll employment and hours; however, it is not […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims fall

In the week ending Feb. 27, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 469,000, a decrease of 29,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 470,750, a decrease of 3,500 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.5 […] [...]

U.S. unemployment claims jump

by Published: February 19,2010

Tags: jobs, recession, unemployment, unemployment benefits

In the week ending Feb. 13, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 473,000, an increase of 31,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 467,500, a decrease of 1,500 from the previous week’s revised average. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.5 […] [...]

Louisiana’s unemployment claims soar

BATON ROUGE, La. — First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Feb. 6 increased 23 percent over the previous week because of a temporary shutdown in the transportation equipment sector. The Louisiana Workforce Commission says there were 4,702 initial claims in the latest count. That’s up from the previous week’s total […] [...]

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