New weekly unemployment filings tick up to 870,000

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(WASHINGTON) — The latest tally of weekly jobless claims was 870,000 last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday.

While the number of people filing for unemployment insurance has plateaued in recent weeks, the latest figure shows a concerning uptick of 4,000 compared to the previous week’s revised figure.

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