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: Sep 11, 2014, 8:31 AM EDT    Next Release: Sep 18, 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 Chg Prev
US 4-Week Moving Average of Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Aug 30 2014 2.499M -0.62%
US 4-Week Moving Average of Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Sep 6 2014 304000.0 0.25%
US Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Aug 30 2014 2.487M 0.36%
US Continued Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Aug 30 2014 2.209M -4.76%
US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Sep 6 2014 315000.0 3.62%
US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Wk of Sep 6 2014 234403.0 -6.16%
US Insured Unemployment Rate Wk of Aug 30 2014 1.90% 0.00%
US Insured Unemployment Rate Wk of Aug 30 2014 1.70% -5.56%
View complete index of all 263 indicators in this report
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