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US jobless claims climb to 861,000 despite Covid-19 cases showing drop

US jobless claims climb to 861,000 despite Covid-19 cases showing drop

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped to 861,000 last week, the US Department of Labor announced. It was 848,000 the week prior to that. This was unexpected as the pandemic is slowing down since its post-holidays peak. The total number of workers claiming for jobless aid in the country due to the pandemic now stands at around 78.9 million.

Clara
Clara
Drunkin Lephrechaun
Drunkin Lephrechaun 2 weeks

President Biden’s plans to jump start everything seems to have launched perfectly. He had a China virus plan that, as it turns out, looks just like President Trump’s plan... only doesn’t work as well. His plan to get the economy going by closing the country for 100 days seems to be working as expected. More people on the government hand out means more slaves for the corporate masters to use and dispose of. If you think these are high unemployment numbers, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

Slevin Kelevra
Slevin Kelevra 2 weeks

What did you expect when you give 11,000 people a pink slip on Joe's first day?

Beijing Biden
Beijing Biden 2 weeks

But let in 10's of thousands low IQ no skills illegals. Liberal logic 101

J. S. Dietrich
J. S. Dietrich 2 weeks

And that number will keep going up as Biden and the Democrats continue to get rid of jobs.

Lcifer
Lcifer 2 weeks

Anyone with even a slight IQ can figure this one out........most the states that have the high populations are still enforcing lockdowns of some form or other many small businesses are now closed for good and many large corporations have filled all the emtpy job slots months ago with lower then average wages since they already knew millions of people where desperate for work and desperate people are willing to work for less

Foshizzle
Foshizzle 2 weeks

C'mon Joey, where's all the jobs you promised and all the blood of the dead from Covid-19 since you took office is on your perverted hands. Why isn't the media framing it like this? They constantly did with Trump.

Tetelestai
Tetelestai 2 weeks

thank you leftists. keep it up, you will destroy the country before you know it.

B
B 2 weeks

All part of the plan, right Joe?

Star
Star 2 weeks

That's because most small co went out of bussiness

Foshizzle
Foshizzle 2 weeks

What's up Joe? C'mon man!

Fast Eddy
Fast Eddy 2 weeks

Can we just open up yet...

Leonard
Leonard 1 weeks

Jobless claims through the roof, good time to let thousands of illegals across the border huh, Joe?

Leonard
Leonard 1 weeks

Thanks to Joe the Perv and Heels up Harris.

Jon
Jon 2 weeks

The cultists are a riot. Biden has been president for 4 weeks and already the past years economic downturn and job loss is his fault 🤦‍♂️ good god you people are just the worst.

Andrew Kenney
Andrew Kenney 2 weeks

Great time to upon the borders.

D
D 2 weeks

IN Egypt they don't wear mask or social distance.

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