Applications For Us Jobless Benefits Drop Again To 236,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of unemployed workers filing for jobless benefits fell by 2,000 last week to 236,000, the lowest level in five weeks and further evidence of the strength in the labor market.

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  • Applications for US jobless benefits drop again to 236,000
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  • Applications for US jobless benefits drop again to 236,000
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