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U.S. weekly jobless claims surge to record 3.28 million

Published on: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:38:58 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic ground the country to a sudden halt, unleashing a wave of layoffs that likely brought an end to the longest employment boom in U.S. history.

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