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Jobless Claims Jump 3.2 Million In Early May, But Historic Rate Of Layoffs Is Slowing

Almost 3.2 million people applied for unemployment benefits last week after the coronavirus cost them their jobs, but the historic wave of layoffs tied to the pandemic is receding.

The number of initial jobless claims processed in the week ended May 2 was less than half the crisis peak of 6.9 million at the end of March.

Still, some 33 million new claims have been filed in seven weeks, a record-shattering surge that has sent the economy plunging into a deep recession from which it may take years for the U.S. to recover.

A separate report by large payroll processor ADP said more than 20 million jobs were eliminated in April, at least temporarily. The federal government™s official employment summary is expected to show a similarly large wipeout when it™s released Friday morning.

Source : Market Watch

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