Tag: unemployment aid


US jobless claims fall to 547,000, another pandemic low

April 22, 2021

Via: ABC News

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, the lowest point since the pandemic struck and an encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market. The Labor […]


Drop in US jobless claims bolsters hopes of economic rebound

May 20, 2016


The number of Americans filing for unemployment aid fell from a 14-month high last week, the latest sign that the economy was regaining speed after stumbling in the first quarter. Another report on Thursday showed factory activity in the mid-Atlantic […]