Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to 305,000
(WASHINGTON) -- Jobless claims dropped slightly in the third week of September, falling to 305,000, the Labor Department reported on Thursday. For the week ending Sept. 21, the number of people filing for benefits decreased by 5,000. The previous week, claims stood at 310,000.
The four-week average also went down, dropping by 7,000 to 308,000.
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