Jobless claims increase by 17,000 filings

Jobless claims in U.S. increase to highest level since June. Jobless claims increased by 17,000 to 268,000 in the week that ended Nov. 26 and included Thanksgiving, Labor Department figures.

* Weekly jobless claims increase 17,000 * Four-week average of claims rise 2,000 * Planned job cuts jump 35 percent in April. By Lucia Mutikani. WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The number of.

Weekly jobless claims rose by 17,000 to 268,000 last week. That came in higher than the estimate for 253,000. The prior week was unchanged at 251,000

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Maui County had the highest percentage increase in claims last week, with 297 filings, a 27.5 percent increase from 233 filings last year. Oahu saw a 14.5 percent increase in unemployment claims, to 1.

U.S. filings for unemployment benefits. Four-week average of initial claims, a less-volatile measure than the weekly figure, fell to 213,250 from the prior week’s 216,000; lowest since Dec. 1969.

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WASHINGTON – The number of newly laid off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits last week increased by more than had been expected, reflecting pressure from the weak economy. The Labor Department said today that applications for unemployment benefits rose to 372,000, an increase of 17,000 from the previous week.

Weekly jobless claims rise. The Labor Department said initial filings for unemployment claims rose to 372,000 in the week ended April 12, an increase of 17,000 from the previous week’s revised.

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits increased to a five-week high, a sign that progress in the strongest part of the economy may be moderating. Jobless claims rose by 17,000 to 274,000 in the week ended april 30, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. The median forecast in a Bloomberg survey was 260,000.

Number of Americans Filing for Unemployment Benefits Rose Than a Year Ago WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The number of people filing claims for state unemployment benefits rose by 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 474,000 in the week ending Dec. 5, while the total number of.

The seasonal factors had expected an increase of. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 274,000 for the week ended april30, the Labor Department said. Last week’s increase was the largest since February of last year. "We are assuming the move in claims is largely technical.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 274,000 for the week ended April30, the Labor.

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