Economy Jan 07

U.S. unemployment claims fall slightly 787,000

Thursday's figure from the Labor Department, a slight decline from the previous week, showed that many employers are still cutting jobs as the pandemic tightens business restrictions and leads anxious consumers to stay home.

Economy Dec 24

America’s jobless meet a bleak holiday season

Millions of Americans have been jobless since the viral pandemic ripped through the U.S. economy in March, triggering a deep recession and causing widespread unemployment.