Department of Labor

The US Department of Labor is a government body that acts in the interests of wage earners, job seekers, and retirees. It is responsible for occupational safety, wage standards, unemployment insurance benefits and re-employment services.
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Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report

Last Updated: Apr 17, 2014, 8:32 AM EDT    Next Release: Apr 24, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT

This report issued by the United States Department of Labor presents data for new and continued claims for unemployment insurance. The figures herein provide indications of the current job market and employment situation.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Change from Prev
US 4-Week Moving Average of Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Apr 5 2014 2.785M -1.15%
US 4-Week Moving Average of Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Apr 12 2014 312000.0 -1.50%
US Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Apr 5 2014 2.739M -0.40%
US Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Apr 5 2014 2.852M -3.07%
US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Apr 12 2014 304000.0 0.66%
US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Apr 12 2014 317701.0 5.83%
US Insured Unemployment Rate Wk of Apr 5 2014 2.10% 0.00%
US Insured Unemployment Rate Wk of Apr 5 2014 2.20% 0.00%
View complete index of all 263 indicators in this report
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