US weekly jobless claims higher after startling fall

US weekly jobless claims higher after startling fall (via AFP)

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits were a high 388,000 in the most recent week, the Labor Department said Thursday, reversing an unexpected sharp fall in the previous week. The new figure, covering the week to October 13, erased hopes from the previous week’s plunge that the US job market…

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Jessica Miller-Merrell

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Jessica Miller-Merrell (@jmillermerrell) is a workplace change agent, author and consultant focused on human resources and talent acquisition living in Austin, TX. Recognized by Forbes as a top 50 social media influencer and is a global speaker. She’s the founder of Workology, a workplace HR resource and host of the Workology Podcast.

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