United States: jobless claims are on the rise

United States: jobless claims are on the rise

Unemployment claims picked up again in the United States last week, suggesting that the recovery of the job market, affected by containment measures to limit the spread of Covid-19, was proceeding slowly, according to figures released Thursday by the Labor Department.

From September 13 to 19, 870,000 people registered as unemployed, while analysts expected 825,000, an increase of 4,000 from the revised figure of the previous week.

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