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US jobless claims drop sharply as government changes counting method

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  • Claims down to 881,000 from 1m the previous week
  • Officials change data model to better reflect impact of Covid

The number of people filing claims for unemployment benefits dropped sharply last week as the US labor department switched to a new method of counting weekly jobless claims figures.

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Continue reading…Claims down to 881,000 from 1m the previous weekOfficials change data model to better reflect impact of CovidThe number of people filing claims for unemployment benefits dropped sharply last week as the US labor department switched to a new method of counting weekly jobless claims figures. Related: Joe Biden to meet with Jacob Blake’s family in Kenosha – live Continue reading…