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    Jobless Claims Fall to New Pandemic Low

    States reported that 553,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending April 24, a decrease of 13,000 from the previous week’s revised level and the lowest level of initial claims since March 2020. The total number of workers continuing to claim state unemployment benefits fell to 3.6 million. Source Article More

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    Jobless Claims Trend Downward

    States reported that 547,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending April 17, a decrease of 39,000 from the previous week. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell to 3.6 million. The labor market recovery has been choppy in recent weeks, but the general trend in new jobless […] More

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    Jobless Claims Data Shows Big Improvement

    States reported that 576,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending April 10, a decrease of 193,000 from the previous week. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits remained at 3.7 million. Jobless claims numbers have bounced up and down in recent weeks, but the number of people receiving […] More

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    First-Time Jobless Claims Edge Up

    States reported that 744,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Apr. 3, an increase of 16,000 from the previous week. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell to 3.7 million. Source Article More

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    Hiring Surges in March

    U.S. hiring activity exploded in March, as employers added 916,000 new jobs, mostly in leisure and hospitality, according to the latest employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economists expected the spike, as the economy reopened more broadly, and the rate of vaccinations increased. The unemployment rate ticked down to 6 percent from 6.2 […] More

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    Initial Jobless Claims Rise Again

    States reported that 719,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Mar. 27, an increase of 61,000 after last week’s pandemic-era low. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell slightly to 3.8 million. The recent overall improvement in claims data is consistent with accelerating labor market momentum […] More

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    First-Time Unemployment Claims Fall

    ​States reported that 684,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Mar. 20, a decrease of 97,000 after last week’s unexpected jump. Initial jobless claims have held below 800,000 for five straight weeks, but remain extraordinarily high as improvement had stalled in recent weeks. The total number of workers continuing to claim […] More

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    First-Time Unemployment Claims Bounce Back Up

    Members may download one copy of our sample forms and templates for your personal use within your organization. Please note that all such forms and policies should be reviewed by your legal counsel for compliance with applicable law, and should be modified to suit your organization’s culture, industry, and practices. Neither members nor non-members may […] More

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    Unemployment Claims Show Modest Improvement

    ​States reported that 712,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Mar. 6, a decrease of 42,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits also continues to fall, dropping by 193,000 to 4.1 million. Economists expect the economic outlook to improve further as the […] More

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    Signs of Labor Market Recovery Slowly Emerge

    U.S. hiring activity improved dramatically in February, as employers added 379,000 new jobs, mostly in leisure and hospitality, according to the latest employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The private sector actually generated 465,000 new jobs in February, but losses in local and state government offset gains. The unemployment rate ticked down to 6.2 […] More

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    New Unemployment Claims Tick Up, Ongoing Claims Continue to Fall

    ​States reported that 745,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Feb. 27, an increase of 9,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits continues to fall however, dropping by 124,000 to 4.3 million. About 18 million people are receiving some type of unemployment aid. […] More

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    New Jobless Claims Drop By Over 100K

    ​States reported that 730,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Feb. 20, a decrease of 111,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell by 100,000 to 4.4 million. About 19 million people are receiving some type of unemployment aid. Initial unemployment claims decreased […] More

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