TITLE

Jobless Claims Drop 40,000 to 329,000

AUTHOR(S)
McConnell, Alison L.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/26/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32390, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that applications for state unemployment benefits in the US. dropped from 40,000 to 329,000 in the week ended May 20, 2006, according to recent data released by the U.S. Department of Labor. The seasonally adjusted figure was above the 315,000 level, but below the previous week's revised figure of 329,000. Total claims data have been pushed up for several weeks after Puerto Rico initiated a partial government shutdown and laid off large numbers of workers.
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21043138

 

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