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In this Dec. 10, 2020, file photo, a "Now Hiring" sign hangs on the front wall of a Harbor Freight Tools store in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
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January 21, 2021 - 9:17 am
US Jobless Claims Decline to a Still-High 900,000
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A sign is seen outside of IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Security) WorkNet center in Arlington Heights, Ill., Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Illinois reports biggest spike in unemployment claims of all states. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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November 12, 2020 - 10:36 am
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000.
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Passersby walk past a business storefront with store closing and sale signs, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Dedham, Mass.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
(AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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September 24, 2020 - 1:56 pm
Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit payments
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In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, a help wanted sign hangs on the door of a Target store in Uniontown, Pa.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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September 17, 2020 - 9:18 am
COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in US
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FILE - In this April 30 ,2020 file photo, a barber shop shows closed and hiring sign during the COVID-19 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
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August 27, 2020 - 9:34 am
Just over 1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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President Donald Trump listens during an event called "Kids First: Getting America's Children Safely Back to School" in the State Dining room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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August 13, 2020 - 9:36 am
Americans counting on emergency coronavirus aid from Washington may have to wait until fall.
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FILE - In this July 9, 2020, file photo, a large video display reads "Now hiring for our new hotel coming soon!," at the new Emerald Queen Casino, which is open, and owned by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, in Tacoma, Wash.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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August 13, 2020 - 9:31 am
The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the pandemic intensified five months ago.
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President Donald Trump walks to his car after arrive in Southampton, N.Y., on Marine One, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. Trump is attending two fundraisers during his visit to the Hamptons. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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August 10, 2020 - 9:40 am
President Trump announced an executive order Saturday that extends additional unemployment payments of $400 a week to help cushion the economic fallout of the pandemic.
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FILE - Alaska Airlines said over 300 employees among the company's workforce in Anchorage may lose their jobs on Oct. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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August 06, 2020 - 9:23 am
Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week.
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Man fills in Unemployment benefits application form.
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July 16, 2020 - 8:46 pm
Virginia lawmakers weigh in with unemployment concerns
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