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Unemployment claims fell final week.

New unemployment benefits fell last week, the government reported Thursday, as the labor market slowly recovered from the staggering losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.Approximately 487,000 workers first filed for state benefits in…

New State Unemployment Claims Rose Once more Final Week

The job market remains challenging. The government reported Thursday that the first state unemployment benefits rose last week.A total of 741,000 workers filed applications for state unemployment benefits for the first time last week, an…

F.A.Q. on Stimulus, Unemployment and Tax Rebates

Here’s what you need to know:Stimulus ChecksThe stimulus payments would be $1,400 for most recipients. Those who are eligible would also receive an identical payment for each of their children.To qualify for the full $1,400, a single person…

Weekly Unemployment Claims Present Restoration Stays Rocky

Even as the economy shows signs of recovery, employers continue to lay off large numbers of workers, a sign of how long it will take for the labor market to fully recover from the pandemic.The pressure became clear on Thursday when a new…