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Detroit unemployment sits at 25%—lower than pandemic peak, twice pre-pandemic rate

Detroit’s unemployment rate—the proportion of working-age adults in the labor force but not currently employed—has held steady around 25% since fall 2020,...

VOA: US Job Creation Beats Expectations While Unemployment Remains Above 6%

The U.S. economy created 379,000 jobs last month as the nation slowly reopens following coronavirus shutdowns.

NPR: Unemployment Claims Jump Just Before Critical Aid Programs Are Set To Expire

Unemployment claims jumped sharply last week as a surge in coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths put new pressure on the U.S. economy just...

Reuters: U.S. job growth slows; millions experiencing long bouts of unemployment

The U.S. economy created the fewest jobs in five months in October and more Americans are working part time, underscoring the...

BBC: US jobless claims below 1m for first time since March

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment has dipped below 1 million for the first time since March.

AP: 5 things to watch for in Thursday’s jobs report for June

With the viral outbreak worsening and unemployment at Depression-era levels, the government on Thursday will issue what will almost surely be...

CNN: As people resume work, these seven kinds of jobs are making the biggest return

As the US reopens in phases, more and more jobs are being added back to the economy. Unemployment officially fell to...

NPR: One For The History Books: 14.7% Unemployment, 20.5 Million Jobs Wiped Away

Updated at 11:43 a.m. ET The Labor Department delivered a historically bad employment report Friday, showing 20.5 million jobs...

CNN: White House economist: Unemployment could hit 20% by June

The White House is telling Americans to brace for a period of Great Depression-level unemployment this summer.

AP: Virus pushes US unemployment toward highest since Depression

Unemployment in the U.S. is swelling to levels last seen during the Great Depression of the 1930s, with 1 in 6...
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