Trump Economy Just Broke This 28 Year Old Record Today!
May 12, 2017
The total number of people claiming unemployment benefits in the United States fell to its lowest level since 1988, further evidence of a surging labor market.
During the last week of April, 1,918,000 people received unemployment insurance benefits, the lowest number for insured unemployment since November 5, 1988 when it was 1,898,000, according to the Department of Labor (DOL). The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.4 percent for the last week of April, unchanged from the previous week.
From The Daily Caller
Initial unemployment insurance claims, which counts the number of people who applied for unemployment insurance for the first time, fell by 2,000 to 236,000 in the first week of May.
There were 10,216 former federal civilian employees claiming unemployment for the week ending April 22, a decrease of 781 from the previous week…
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