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Jobless claims rise for the first time in a month

Posted on AllSides February 17th, 2022
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More Americans applied for employment benefits last week following three straight weeks of declines.

Jobless claims rose by 23,000 to 248,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday. Claims were revised up to 225,000 the previous week. Economist attribute the uptick to lingering effects of the Omicron wave.

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