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Unemployment claims drop this week

First time claims for unemployment have dropped again this week, but many analysts say it’s not fast enough. The Labor Department reports 860,000 people filed...

Weekly job numbers worse than expected

Weekly jobless claims were worse than expected last week. According to the Labor Department, first-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 884,000 last week, higher than...

Mississippi approved for Lost Wages Assistance Program for unemployed Mississippians

Jackson, MS---- On Tuesday, Governor Tate Reeves and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced that Mississippi’s application for a Federal Emergency Management Association...

U.S. unemployment rate on the decline

Payrolls rose by 4.8 million in the month of June, far higher than analysts expected. This brings the U.S. unemployment rate down to 11.1...

1.5 million Americans filed for unemployment

The American job crisis is far from over. According to the Department of Labor, another one and a half million Americans filed initial jobless claims...

First time unemployment claims totaled 1.54 million last week

First time unemployment claims totaled 1.54 million last week, that’s better than Wall Street expected. The pace of unemployment claims declined for the tenth week...

2.1 million workers filed for unemployment last week; 41 million have lost jobs since virus hit

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still slashing...

Many companies hiring during COVID-19 pandemic

The official unemployment rate last month was 14.7 percent, the highest rate since the Great Depression. Many people are out of a job due to...

Need work? Many companies are still hiring

The official unemployment rate last month was 14.7 percent, the highest rate since the Great Depression. Many people are out of a job due to...

Jobless claims climb

The number of Americans seeking first time unemployment continues its historic climb. The Labor Department reports 2.981 million people applied for unemployment benefits last...

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