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Number Of Workers Receiving Unemployment Benefits Hits Lowest Number In 44 Years

Published by American Lookout

By Mike LaChance

The number of people receiving unemployment went way up under Obama. Now, Trump has been president for just a year and the number has already hot a historic low!

The Washington Examiner reports:

Number of workers receiving unemployment benefits falls to lowest level in 44 years

The total number of workers receiving unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in 44 years to end 2017, the Department of Labor reported Thursday.

Altogether, 1.87 million people received unemployment insurance benefits in the last week of the year, the lowest such seasonally-adjusted mark since December of 1973. Benefits are available for up to 26 weeks in most states.

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January 12, 2018


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