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Check out each state's latest unemployment rate in the wake of the coronavirus and its economic impact. U.S. News Staff June 17, 2020 1.5M More Americans Filed Jobless Claims
The nation's high unemployment rate dropped in June, falling to 11.1% from 13.3%, as more Americans went back to work. Some 4.8 million jobs were added, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday.
Record jobs gain of 4.8 million in June smashes expectations; unemployment rate falls to 11.1%. Thu, Jul 2nd 2020. Squawk Box. ... Global Business and Financial News, Stock Quotes, and Market Data ...

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When the May jobs report dropped Friday morning, the numbers were shocking: US unemployment actually fell, defying virtually all economists' predictions.
The unemployment rate fell to a crisis low of 11.1%, also better than the 12.4% estimate. Those on temporary layoff fell by 4.8 million in June to 10.6 million after a decrease of 2.7 million in ...
The amount of people getting benefits compared with the total size of the labor force, a measure the government calls the "insured unemployment rate," is at 11%, the Labor Department said.
The unemployment rate fell to 12.3 per cent in June after hitting a record-high of 13.7 per cent in May. As in May, even though more people found jobs, more people were also looking for work.
April's unemployment rate, in perspective, was the highest since the Great Depression. In 1933, the unemployment rate reached a record of 24.9%.   Unemployment remained above 14% for nine years, from 1931 to 1940. April's unemployment rate reached that level in just a month.