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US jobs report shows 16.6M Americans applied for unemployment since coronavirus outbreak

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks.
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Another 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

Another 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

1 month ago   |   By WRAL

Another 6.6 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the US Department of Labor, as American workers continue to suffer from devastating job losses, furloughs and reduced hours during the coronavirus pandemic.
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More than 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment amid coronavirus crisis

More than 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment amid coronavirus crisis

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

More than 6.6 million people applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis put nearly 17 million Americans out of work in just three weeks, new federal data show. Last week's seasonally adjusted total added to an unprecedented surge in initial jobless claims as the pace of filings barely slowed from a record-shattering...
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US weekly jobless claims hit 6.6 million, extending a record streak as coronavirus layoffs continue

US weekly jobless claims hit 6.6 million, extending a record streak as coronavirus layoffs continue

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The Labor Department reported Thursday that 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance in the week that ended April 4.
That brings the three-week total to roughly 16.8 million unemployment filings, a record for a period of that length.
The figure comes after a record 10 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance in the last two weeks of March amid a sudden rash of coronavirus-induced layoffs.
The US is bracing for a recession and a huge jump in the unemployment rate as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
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US jobs report shows 15M Americans applied for unemployment in 3 weeks

1 month ago   |   By ABC

More than 6.6 million people applied for unemployment last week, just shy of the record set the week prior. This means more than 15 million Americans have applied for unemployment in three weeks.
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