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Jobless claims edge up as latest COVID-19 wave takes toll

US HEADLINES: The number of U.S. workers filing for first-time unemployment benefits edged up to 332,000 last week from a…

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Unemployment benefits delayed? You can collect past the Labor Day cutoff

Today News || Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Federal unemployment benefits lapsed on Labor Day. But…

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Weekly jobless claims post sharp drop to 310,000, another new pandemic low

Today News || First-time filings for unemployment claims in the U.S. dropped to 310,000 last week, easily the lowest of…

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Jobless applications fall to another pandemic-era low despite Delta spread

US HEADLINES: The number of people applying for first-time jobless aid has dropped to another pandemic-era low, showing the labor…

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Job openings soar to 10.9 million as companies struggle to fill positions

Today News || Job openings outnumbered the unemployed by more than 2 million in July as companies struggled to fill…

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Federal unemployment benefits end this weekend for millions of Americans. Many are scared of what comes next

Today News || A woman waits in a line outside a temporary unemployment office in Frankfort, Kentucky in June. Bryan…

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3.2 million Americans are still long-term unemployed as benefits are set to expire

Today News || OLIVIER DOULIERY | AFP | Getty Images More than a third of jobless Americans in August were…

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Jobs report disappoints — only 235,000 positions added vs. expectations of 720,000

Today News || Job creation for August was a huge disappointment, with the economy adding just 235,000 positions, the Labor…

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Watch live: President Joe Biden addresses weak August jobs report

US HEADLINES: President Joe Biden is addressing the public about the weaker-than-expected August jobs report, as surging COVID-19 cases driven…

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Pandemic’s $794 billion unemployment benefits were historic. Here’s a look back at their scope

Today News || Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images Amount States issued $794 billion in combined state and federal unemployment benefits…

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