Thu September 22, 2011
Jobless Claims Dipped Slightly Last Week
Originally published on Thu September 22, 2011 6:38 am
There were 423,000 first-time claims filed for unemployment benefits last week, the Employment and Training Administration just reported.
That's down 9,000 from the previous week. But, as The Associated Press says, claims "remain elevated" and at a level that underscores the weakness of the labor market.