Jobless claims total 2.4 million, still elevated levels but a declining pace from previous weeks

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Nearly two and a half a million Americans are now out of work that's according to the latest unemployment report the labor departments I should say two and a half million new claims the Congressional Budget Office now project the unemployment rates will be at nine percent so by the end of twenty twenty one that is just one percentage point below where it was at the worst of the Great Recession CBS's business analyst Jill Slazenger the labor department says Washington added more than a hundred and forty five thousand jobless claims a thirty percent increase from the

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