1.5 Million More Workers Seek Unemployment Benefits

The recovery from the economic fallout of COVID-19 has begun slowly — just one in nine jobs lost in March and April have returned.

  • Published 11 June 2020

[template id="245201"] WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that many Americans are still losing their jobs even as the economy appears to be slowly recovering with more businesses partially reopening. The latest figure from the Labor Department marked the 10th straight weekly decline in applications for jobless aid since they peaked in mid-March when the coronavirus hit hard. Still, the pace of layoffs remains historically… Read at AP News