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16 Million Americans Are Receiving Unemployment Assistance as Joe Biden Takes Office

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Around 900,000 workers filed for initial jobless claims last week, the U.S. Department of Labor said.
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US jobless claims fall slightly but still remain high at 900,000

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Some 5.1 million Americans are continuing to receive state jobless benefits, down from 5.2 million in the previous week.
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Jobless Claims Decline To A Still-High 900,000 As Biden Inherits Battered Economy

Jobless Claims Decline To A Still-High 900,000 As Biden Inherits Battered Economy

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Economists expect growth to accelerate in the second half of the year once COVID-19 vaccines become more widely distributed.
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U.S. jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

U.S. jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cuts in a raging pandemic.
The Labor Department's report Thursday underscored that President Joe Biden has inherited an economy that faltered this winter as virus cases spiked, cold weather restricted dining and federal rescue aid expired. The government said that 5.1 million Americans are continuing to receive state jobless benefits, down from 5.2 million in the previous week. That signals that fewer people who are out of work are finding...
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