Initial Jobless Claims Slump as Two U.S. States Underreport

Initial Jobless Claims Slump as Two U.S. States Underreport

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Job seekers meet recruiters during an employment fair in New York on Sept. 10, 2013. Fewer dismissals would be a precursor to an increase in hiring once demand strengthens and the effects of federal budget reductions become less pronounced.