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US jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signalling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more people are vaccinated against COVID-19, consumers gain confidence and the government distributes aid throughout the economy.
US jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs
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Jobless claims: Another 744,000 Americans filed new claims last week

The Department of Labor released its weekly report on new jobless claims on Thursday.

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the increase likely understates the rapidly improving labor market conditions as more parts of the economy reopen and fiscal stimulus kicks in.

1 month ago|United Kingdom
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US jobless claims rise to 744,000 as some employers keep cutting jobs amid pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) - US jobless claims rise to 744,000 as some employers keep cutting jobs amid pandemic.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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Initial jobless claims increase to 744,000

Another 744,000 American workers filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Labor Department. CNN's Julia Chatterley reports.

1 month ago|Atlanta, United States
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US jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more people are vaccinated against COVID-19, consumers gain confidence and the government distributes aid throughout the economy

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
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Weekly jobless claims higher than expected

First-time claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 694,000, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

1 month ago|United States
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US jobless claims rise to 744,000 as some employers keep cutting jobs amid pandemic

US jobless claims rise to 744,000 as some employers keep cutting jobs amid pandemic

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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New US Jobless Claims Increase For Second Straight Week

New filings for US unemployment benefits increased for the second week in a row, according to government data released Thursday, defying analysts' expectations of a drop as the economy reopens. The Labor Department reported 744,000 new jobless claims, seasonally adjusted, in the week ended April 3, an increase of 16,000 from the previous week's upwardly-revised level. That was a setback in the otherwise upbeat jobs recovery, and an indication th…

1 month ago|United States
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US jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more people are vaccinated...

1 month ago|United States
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Jobless Claims Increase To 744,000 As Economy Continues Slow Recovery

The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims increased to 744,000 last week as the economy continues to slowly recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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