US workers file 1.3 million more jobless claims as coronavirus total nears 50 million

The coronavirus crisis has forced American workers to file nearly 50 million applications for unemployment benefits in just four months, including 1.3 million last week, new federal data show. Thursday’s US Department of Labor figures suggest the virus has sidelined more than 30 percent of the nation’s workforce at some point since mid-March in the… Continue reading at New York Post