Washington Post: Another 870,000 workers filed for jobless benefits last week

Washington Post

"And as weeks turn to months since the extra $600 unemployment benefits lapsed at the end of July, concerns grow about the long-term effects to the economy and the ability of the unemployed to pay basic bills with only state benefits."

Another 870,000 new applications for unemployment insurance were processed last week, a slight increase from the week before, as unemployment claims remain stubbornly high six months into the pandemic. Read more.

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