Raeedah Wahid

Government, Business

Jobless Claims Decline for Second Week as Omicron Eases

Jobless Claims Decline for Second Week as Omicron Eases Attendees receive information during a job fair in Los Angeles, Calif. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

Applications for U.S. state unemployment insurance fell for a second week, partially unwinding a recent spike in claims as the omicron wave recedes.

Raeedah Wahid | Bloomberg News
February 3, 2022
Government, Business

Jobless Claims Decline for First Time in Four Weeks

Jobless claims A worker welds a lawnmower frame at a factory in Coatesville, Ind. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

Applications for U.S. state unemployment insurance fell for the first time in four weeks, partially unwinding a recent spike in claims due to the omicron variant.

Raeedah Wahid | Bloomberg News
January 27, 2022