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The Shutdown And Initial Jobless Claims

October 11, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

Furloughed workers from the Government shutdown can claim unemployment, but they don’t count against the normal numbers that are reported.

Initial Jobless Claims And Furloughed Workers

That’s the way it should be. Counting them would give us the wrong picture. The bigger news is that initial jobless claims are currently at a six year low. That’s something.

todd@toddkmiec.com

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