U.S. weekly jobless claims surge to record 3.28 million

steve 26 March, 2020 0

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic ground the country to a sudden halt, unleashing a wave of layoffs that likely brought an end to the longest employment boom in U.S. history.

Country: US
Source: Reuters

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