Skip to comments.US workers file 709,000 new unemployment claims amid COVID-19 spike
Posted on 11/12/2020 6:12:07 AM PST by ChicagoConservative27
Another 709,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the labor market continued a slow recovery threatened by a dangerous new wave of coronavirus infections, the feds said Thursday.
The latest initial jobless claims brought the number filed during the COVID-19 pandemic to a seasonally adjusted total of more than 67.4 million a figure larger than the population of the United Kingdom, the US Department of Labor data show.
The fourth straight weekly decline in new filings came as the US grappled with a record-setting spike in virus cases thats led some parts of the country to consider new restrictions on businesses like those that sent unemployment to record levels in the spring.
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Too bad, Nancy should have cut a deal with President Trump.
Biden’s team has to get a bill through a Republican Senate first, not going to happen.
Now they will declare victory over Covid and send everyone back to work.
Once you’re in charge and have to pretend to be a responsible adult, you can’t play opposition politics with these issues anymore.
“Bidens team has to get a bill through a Republican Senate first...”
Not so fast. There is still an election in GA. If the dems continue their sham voting we may well lose the Senate!
Fourth straight week of declines and all they can talk about is cumulative numbers and COVID. Reporting in the age of Gleichshaltung. Been going on for months already.
They can wait to see what Piglousy and ByeDone want to do for them. You voted for it so just ‘enjoy the suck’.
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