Unemployment Claims Hit New Post-Pandemic Low

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by more than 51,000 last week, reaching another post-pandemic low, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Unemployment Claims Show Little Movement

Unemployment claims fell last week, but remained above 400,000 as revisions showed an increase from the previous week, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Initial Claims Rise for First Time Since April

Initial claims for unemployment insurance rose for the first time in seven weeks and rose above the 400,000 mark for the first time since mid-May, the Labor Department reported Friday.

Initial Claims Down 6th Straight Week

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell for the sixth straight week, reaching the lowest level since before the coronavirus pandemic’s economic impact, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Initial Claims Down 35% Since April

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by another 20,000 last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, the fifth consecutive weekly drop to the lowest level since March 2020.

Initial Claims Down Another 38,000

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell for the fourth straight week to another 14-month low, continuing a trend toward pre-pandemic levels, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Initial Claims at 14-Month Low

Initial claims for mortgage insurance fell by another 34,000 last week, their lowest level since March 2020, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Initial Claims Reach Another Pandemic Low

Initial claims for unemployment insurance continued its positive trend downward, falling well under 500,000 for the second week in a row, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Initial Claims Drop Under 500K

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell to under 500,000 for the first time in more than a year, a further indication ahead of this morning’s employment report that the nation’s economic recovery—and rapid jobs creation—continue to gain steam.

Initial Claims Down Another 13,000

Initial claims for unemployment insurance continued to drop, the Labor Department reported last week, falling to levels last seen in March 2020.