The New Paper

October 23, 2020

Jobless claims remain above pre-coronavirus levels for 31st week

787k people filed for unemployment in the US last week, marking the second-lowest point since March but remaining above the pre-coronavirus high of 695k (set in 1982) for the 31st consecutive week.

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