Tag Archive for ‘initial claims’

Jobless Claims Pace Declines

The U.S. Department of Labor released the Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report. In the week ending May 16th, weekly jobless claims totaled 2.4 million, a decrease from the previous week. It was the seventh straight week of a declining pace after the record peak of 6.9 million during the week ending March 28th. In the week ending May 16th, the… Read More ›

Another 3.2 Million Jobless Claims Filed

According to the Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report, released by the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of initial claims for unemployment insurance hit 3.2 million for the week ending May 2nd, bringing the total to 33.5 million over the past seven weeks. In the week ending May 2nd, the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits, known as… Read More ›

Jobless Claims Reach 30 Million Over the Past Six Weeks

The U.S. Department of Labor released the Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report for the week ending April 25th. As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the number of initial claims for unemployment insurance hit 3.8 million, bringing the total jobless claims to 30.3 million over the past six weeks. In the week ending April 25th, the number of people… Read More ›

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 4.4 Million

The U.S. Department of Labor released the Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report for the week ending April 18th. With the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of initial claims for unemployment insurance continued to rise, bringing the total jobless claims to more than 26 million over the past five weeks. In the week ending April 18th, the number of… Read More ›

Additional 5.2 Million Jobless Claims

The U.S. Department of Labor released the Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report for the week ending April 11st. With the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, over 22 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance over the past four weeks. In the week ending April 11st, 5,245,000 Americans filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance, known as jobless claims, on a seasonally adjusted… Read More ›

Jobless Claims Hit 6.6 Million Last Week

The U.S. Department of Labor released Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report for the week ending April 4th. In the past three weeks, about 16.8 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. In the week ending April 4th, the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits, known as jobless claims, reached to a… Read More ›

Jobless Claims Soar Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

The U.S. Department of Labor released Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report this morning. Surprising but expected, the weekly initial claims on unemployment insurance surged in the week ending March 21 due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. In the week ending March 21, the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits, known as jobless claims, soared to a… Read More ›