View Jobless Claims By Week Pictures. That was the highest level since aug. Department of labor that counts people filing to receive unemployment insurance benefits.
American workers continued to hit the unemployment line in large numbers last week, with 898,000 new claims filed for jobless benefits. Us weekly jobless claims hover at higher levels. Data from a survey compiled by the wall street journal.
Jobless claims hovered around 200,000 per week before the pandemic, according to the wsj.
Initial jobless claims for the week ending may 23 were 2,123,000. Initial jobless claims refer to claims for unemployment benefits filed by unemployed individuals with state unemployment agencies. Initial jobless claims for the week ending may 23 were 2,123,000. They established a main street business lending program and a municipal liquidity facility to support the flow of credit.