860,000 Americans filed jobless claims last week

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The latest tally is the lowest since the pandemic began. ByCatherine ThorbeckeSeptember 17, 2020, 12:36 PM• 1 min readSome 860,000 Americans lost their jobs and filed for unemployment insurance last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.The latest tally shows that new jobless claims have dipped significantly since peaking at 6.9 million in the last week of March. Still, it shatters the pre-pandemic weekly record set in 1982 of 695,000.MORE: The national debt is ready to eclipse the US economy: What you need to knowThis is a developing story. Please check back for updates.Top Stories860,000 Americans filed jobless claims last week23 minutes agoBarbados to drop Queen Elizabeth II as head of state Sep 16, 5:31 PMWhite House signals support for bigger coronavirus relief bill Sep 16, 8:21 PMTrump on ABC News town hall: We will protect coverage for preexisting conditionsSep 16, 2:09 AMTrump on ABC News town hall: Trump on why there wasn’t a national COVID-19 shutdownSep 16, 1:36 AMABC News Live24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events,
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