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  1. FILE PHOTO: Hundreds of people line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance w

    US job growth decelerates in July, casts shadow on recovery's strength

    US employment growth slowed considerably in July amid a resurgence in new COVID-19 infections, offering the clearest evidence yet that the ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: People line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their un

    US labor market, economy struggle despite reopening of businesses

    The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits fell moderately last week as a second wave of layoffs partially offset hiring by ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Homestead, Florida

    Explainer: May's jobs report stunner: real deal or head fake?

    The U.S. economy unexpectedly added jobs in May, surprising economists and analysts who had forecast millions more losing their livelihoods, and ...
  4. A man speaks with a library worker after receiving an unemployment form

    US labour market unexpectedly improves in May

    The U.S. unemployment rate likely shot up to almost 20per cent in May, a new post World War Two record, with millions more losing their jobs, ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Fayetteville

    Explainer: No one really knows how many Americans need unemployment benefits

    Another 1.9 million people filed for unemployment benefits for the first time last week, according to data released by the Labor Department on ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York

    US weekly jobless claims drop, but economic recovery still elusive

    The number of Americans seeking jobless benefits fell for an eighth straight week last week, likely as some people returned to work, but claims ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Massachusetts

    Second layoffs, backlogs wave keeps US jobless claims elevated

    The novel coronavirus crisis continues to pummel the U.S. labor market, with the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits falling less ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Fort Smith

    Millions of Americans continue to seek jobless benefits; consumer spending tanks

    Millions more Americans likely filed claims for unemployment benefits last week, but the tide appears to be slowing, offering cautious hope of a ...