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U.S. unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes toll

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the...

U.S. loses 140,000 jobs, first monthly loss since spring

WASHINGTON (AP) – United States employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,00 positions, clear evidence that the economy...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS totaled 787,000 last week. / AP FILE PHOTO/TAMPA BAY TIMES/DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD

U.S. unemployment claims slip to still-high 787,000

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly to 787,000, evidence of a job market stumbling in the face of...

U.S. layoffs remain elevated as 803,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell by 89,000 last week to a still-elevated 803,000, evidence that the job market...

U.S. jobless claims rise to 885,000 amid resurgence of virus

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week to 885,000 as a resurgence of coronavirus cases threatens...
UNITED STATES job postings rose to 6.65 million in October from 6.49 million in September. / AP FILE PHOTO/LM OTERO

U.S. job openings blip up to 6.7 million in Oct.

WASHINGTON (AP) – United States employers advertised slightly more job openings in October, but hiring slipped as a resurgence of COVID-19 threatens the economic...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS totaled 712,000 last week. / AP FILE PHOTO/ELAINE THOMPSON

U.S. jobless claims remain high at 712,000 as virus escalates

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell as the nation celebrated Thanksgiving last week to a still-high 712,000, the...

U.S. jobless claims rise to 778,000 as pandemic worsens

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 778,000, evidence that the United States economy and job...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS totaled 742,000 last week, an increase from 711,000 one week prior. / AP FILE PHOTO/JEFF CHIU

U.S. jobless claims rise to 742,000; millions to lose aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a sign...

U.S. job openings rise slightly in September, hiring slips

WASHINGTON (AP) – American employers advertised slightly more jobs in September but hired fewer people as the United States economy struggles to recover from...

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