U.s. Unemployment Claims Jump To 386,000

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits for the week ended June 9 rose by 6,000 from the previous week’s revised total, to 380,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. The four-week moving average for initial jobless claims fell by 3,500, to 378,500, according to a news release. Overall, 3,278,000, people were getting jobless benefits during the week ended June 2, a decrease of 33,000, the department said.

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BING SEARCH:
  • Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report
    U.S. Department of Labor | Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210 www.dol.gov | Telephone: 1-866-4-USA-DOL (1-866-487-2365) | TTY | ...
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  • Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary
    Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Technical Note ; Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, seasonally adjusted
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    UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE DATA FOR REGULAR STATE PROGRAMS WEEK ENDING September 10 September 3 Change August 27 Prior Year1 Initial Claims (SA) 260,000 259,000 +1,000 ...
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  • Current Population Survey (CPS)
    Contact the Current Population Survey (CPS) Search CPS topics A to Z; View CPS frequently asked questions; State, city, and county labor force data
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  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Series Id: LNS14000000 Seasonally Adjusted Series title: (Seas) Unemployment Rate Labor force status: Unemployment rate Type of data: Percent or rate
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