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709,000 Seek US Jobless Aid As Pandemic Escalates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000, a…

Black Friday Not The Same During COVID-19

PORTLAND, Ore. — You’re probably noticing a lot of advertising promoting Black Friday deals now.  Retailers want…

Unemployment Drops To 6.9%, Solid 638,000 Jobs Added

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 638,000 jobs in October, a solid pace though far fewer than…

Job Rise Slows

Portland Or – Oregon Employment Department’s latest jobless data showed job growth has continued to rise, but…

US Layoffs Remain Elevated As 837,000 Seek Jobless Aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000…

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls To 8.4% Even As Hiring Slows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4% from 10.2% even as…

Jobless Claims Fall To 881,000 As Layoffs Continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a still-elevated 881,000…

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall Below 1 Million, But Remain High

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last…

President Trump Signs Executive Orders Deferring Payroll Taxes For Some, Extending Unemployment

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Bypassing Congress, President Donald Trump on Saturday signed executive orders deferring payroll taxes…

1.2 Million Seek Jobless Aid After $600 Federal Checks End

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that…



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