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U.S. Unemployed Benefit Claims Fall

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell close to pre-pandemic levels according to the U.S. latest labor report. The labor market recovery continues though a shortage of workers remains an obstacle to faster job growth. The weekly unemployment claims report from the U.S. Labor Department also showed jobless benefits rolls declining to a 20-month low in […]

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Registration For Unemployment Benefits Surge In U.S.

As the COVID-19 pandemic puts the U.S. in lockdown mode, another 4.4 million Americans have registered for unemployment benefits over the past week. The new applications bring the total number of jobless claims since mid-March to 26.4 million. That amounts to more than 15% of the U.S. workforce. However, the most recent data marked the third week that the number […]