More than 1.5 million file new jobless claims in first week of June Print
Written by The Hill Press   
Thursday, 11 June 2020 11:42

unemployment-great-depression-jobsU.S. added 2.5 million jobs in May report, largely due to 2.7 million workers returning from furloughs.

WASHINGTON, DC - More than 1.5 million Americans filed new claims for unemployment insurance during the first week of June, according to Labor Department data released Thursday.

In the week between May 31-June 6, the total number of seasonally adjusted initial claims for jobless benefits fell to 1,542,000 from a revised total of 1,897,000 in the final week of May.

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