Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

More people sought unemployment aid last week

Email News Alerts

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week. But the rise comes after applications hit their lowest level in nearly three years, and economists expect further declines as the economy improves.

Advertisement

Applications increased by 26,000 to a seasonally adjusted 397,000 during the week ended March 5, the Labor Department said today.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness