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

1 month ago   |   By WLWT

1.9 million workers filed for unemployment last week, the ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses reopen.
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1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Nearly 1.9 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, the ninth straight decline since applications spiked in mid-March, a sign that the gradual reopening of businesses has slowed the loss of jobs.
The diminishing pace suggests that the job market meltdown that was triggered by the coronavirus may have bottomed out as more companies call at least some of their former employees back to work.
The total number of people who are now receiving jobless aid rose only slightly to 21.5 million, suggesting that rehiring is offsetting some of the ongoing layoffs.
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Coronavirus in US: 1.9M workers seek jobless aid in 9th straight weekly decline

Coronavirus in US: 1.9M workers seek jobless aid in 9th straight weekly decline

1 month ago   |   By ABC

1.9 million more workers sought jobless aid in a ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses across the United States began to reopen.
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