Tag: employment market


US jobless claims rise to 885,000 amid resurgence of virus

December 17, 2020

Via: ABC News

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week to 885,000, the highest weekly total since September, as a resurgence of coronavirus cases threatens the economy’s recovery from its springtime collapse. The Labor Department said Thursday that […]


Weekly jobless claims total 881,000, better than expected as labor market continues to heal

September 3, 2020


New filings for jobless claims totaled 881,000 last week, better than estimates as the employment market continued its gradual progress during the coronavirus pandemic recovery. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for a total of 950,000. The number […]