Skip to comments.Applications for US unemployment benefits rise to 317k last week; still at pre-recession level
Posted on 06/12/2014 6:44:35 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but claims for jobless aid remain near pre-recession levels.
The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment benefits rose 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 317,000. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, increased to 315,250. These figures are close to the jobless claims levels before the outbreak of the Great Recession in December 2007.
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Quick note: Last week, it was 312,000.
Bring back jobs to America.
Stop importing everything.
What a pant load these A-holes in the Obama media spread. Could you imagine a sustained unemployment loss of 1.2 million new claims a month for Bush? Remember all the talk of a ‘jobless recovery’ in 2002-3 when unemployment was at 5%?
This idiot has real U-3 above 7% and U-6 at 12% and he can do no wrong.
God! I hate these people with a boiling rage!
Think it is bad now? Wait until Johnny Boehner bends over for the $10.10 Hour minimum wage indexed for inflation!
Not keeping up with the population growth, and certainly not counting the influx of ILLEGALS into the underserved workforce. Cloward-Piven on display.