ABC News
Nearly 1.5 million U.S. workers filed jobless claims last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday. While new weekly unemployment filings have been slowly decreasing since peaking in late March, they have remained at historically high levels for over three months. New jobless claims have topped 1 million for 14 straight weeks. … While many have begun returning to work, some 19.5 million workers are still receiving unemployment insurance.