Oct 01, 2015

Applications for US jobless aid rise, but remain near lows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, but Americans are seeking jobless aid at historically low levels consistent with a healthy job market. The Labor Department says weekly applications for jobless aid rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 277,000. The four-week average, a less volatile figure, declined to 270,750. Applications are a proxy for layoffs. The low...

Proceed to the page: http://linkis.com/3fFrf

Similar Articles Added Earlier

  • Jobless claims lowest since 1973 at 255,000 | Washington Examiner

    First-time claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in four decades in the week ending July 18, the Department of Labor reported Thursday, at 255,000. Claims had not been that low since November of 1973, when the U.S. labor force was 91 million. Today it is 157 million. Thursday's...

  • Applications for US Jobless Aid Tick up to Still-Low 267,000 - ABC News

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week yet remained at a low level consistent with solid job growth. Weekly applications for jobless aid rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week average, a less...

  • Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to Still-Low 281,000 - ABC News

    More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the level of applications is still low and points to an improving job market. The Labor Department says weekly applications rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,000. The four-week average, a less volatile figure, ticked up...

  • Applications for US Jobless Aid Tick up to Still-Low 277K - ABC News

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose slightly last week, yet remained at a low level consistent with a solid job market. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly unemployment applications climbed 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 277,000. The four-week average, a less...

  • Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to Still-Low 270,000 - ABC News

    Slightly more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but their numbers remain near historic lows in a sign that the job market is healthy. The Labor Department said Thursday that applications for jobless aid rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 270,000. The four-week average, a...

Similar Articles Added Today

Latest Links Processed

0/120