May 21, 2021
Jobless claims fall for third consecutive week
440k people filed for unemployment in the US last week, declining by 34k from the prior week. The tally marks the third consecutive week of pandemic-era lows, but remains above pre-coronavirus levels. This story is from the May 21, 2021 edition of The New Paper – a clear, concise daily briefing that makes fact-first news easy to consume. Try it today.