States reported that 787,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Oct. 17, the eighth consecutive week of initial jobless claims under 1 million. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits dropped to 8.3 million last week, falling below 10 million for the first time since March.

 

 

Source: https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/jobless-claims-oct-22-covid19-coronavirus-unemployment.aspx