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Over 42.6 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

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Another 1.9 million Americans filed initial unemployment claims the week ending May 30, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Since the start of the coronavirus shutdowns, a staggering 42.6 million jobless claims have been filed-greater than the combined population of America's 22 smallest states.
That marks 11 straight week of unemployment claims above 1 million, a period of job-destruction without precedent in modern American economic history.
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Nearly 2 million filed for unemployment benefits last week

Nearly 2 million filed for unemployment benefits last week

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette


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Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 month ago   |   By WLKY

1.9 million workers filed for unemployment last week, the ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses reopen.
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