1.5 million new registered as unemployed in a week in the United States

1,5 million de nouveaux inscrits au chômage en une semaine aux États-Unis

Photo: Nam Y. Huh Archives Associated Press

The number established for the week of 8 June 13, is “in decline” but it is to be compared with a revised increase (1,566 against 1,542 initially estimated) for the previous week.

The new applications for weekly unemployment benefits in the United States amounted to 1.5 million last week, a number that exceeds the expectations of analysts, according to figures released Thursday by the department of Labor.

The ministry says that number established for the week of 8 June 13, is “in decline” but it is to be compared with a revised increase (1,566 against 1,542 initially estimated) for the previous week.

Analysts expected $ 1.35 million for new applications.

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