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US Jobless Claims

The Jobs Crisis Still Isn't Over

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, government data on ...

Reserve Army of Labor: Two Million Unemployed For More Than 99 Weeks

Mother Jones | Steve Fraser and Joshua B. Freeman | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business

Not long ago, the city council of Ventura, California, passed an ordinance making it legal for the unemployed and homeless to sleep in their cars. At ...

Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise After Weeks Of Dropping

Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, bouncing back above the key 400,000 level, a government report showed on Thursd...

US May Keep Losing Jobs After Unemployment Hit 25-Year High

Bloomberg | Bob Willis and Rich Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. may suffer further job losses in the coming months after employers cut payrolls by 633,000 in March and the unemployment rate jumped to a 25-...