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Unemployment claims fell last week.

New unemployment benefits fell last week, the government reported Thursday, as the labor market slowly recovered from the staggering losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.Approximately 487,000 workers first filed for state benefits in…

Unemployment claims fell sharply last week.

Unemployment records fell again last week as the improving public health situation and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions allowed the labor market to continue its gradual return to normal.About 505,000 people were filing…