US Jobless Claims Hit 3.3 million, Quadruple Previous Record

As job losses mount, some economists say the nation's unemployment rate could approach 13% by May. By comparison, the highest jobless rate during the Great Recession, which ended in 2009, was 10%.

  • Published 26 March 2020
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