Additional 2.4M Americans filed jobless claims; Nine-week total more than 38M


Posted on: May 21st, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) — An additional 2,438,000 Americans filed for unemployment insurance last week, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday.

This brings the nine-week jobless claims total since the coronavirus crisis took hold in the U.S. to over 38 million people.

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