Record 3.3M Americans file for unemployment amid COVID-19 outbreak

Record 3.3M Americans file for unemployment amid COVID-19 outbreak

According to the US labor department, the jobless claims rose from 281,000 to 3.28M in a week. The figure is the highest ever reported, beating the previous record of 695,000 claims filed the week ending 2 October 1982. The release offers the first official glimpse of the severe economic downturn that the US faces as companies shutter businesses to contain the virus.

Chris
Chris
Big Peeper
Big Peeper 4 days

This is insane. I hope the stimulus package Trump released will help those in need!

Seekster
Seekster 4 days

I have confidence that most people will be hired back as soon as businesses are able to open up and have the money to pay them.

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