​States reported that 712,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Nov. 28, as states have begun to reimpose restrictions on businesses amid a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell last week, to 5.5 million. Another 4.5 million are enrolled in the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for people whose benefits have run their course. Approximately 20 million people o



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