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US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

19 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

“Unless employment growth picks up, or additional aid is extended, consumer spending is at risk of slowing dramatically,” said Gregory Daco, an economist at Oxford Economics.
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US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek unemployment aid

19 days ago   |   By ABC

Many employers, especially small retailers, hotels, restaurants, airlines and entertainment venues, are still struggling.
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US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

20 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative recovery that began this summer.
The Labor Department's report, released Thursday , suggests that companies are still cutting a historically high number of jobs, though the weekly numbers have become less reliable as states have increased their efforts to root out fraudulent claims and process earlier applications that have piled up.
For example, California, which accounts for more than one-quarter of aid applications...
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US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

20 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative recovery that began this summer.
The Labor Department's report, released Thursday, suggests that companies are still cutting a historically high number of jobs, though the weekly numbers have become less reliable as states have increased their efforts to root out fraudulent claims and process earlier applications that have piled up.
For example, California, which accounts for more than...
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