​States reported that 709,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Nov. 7. New claims continue to slowly come down from a peak of nearly 7 million at the end of March, but have remained much higher than pre-pandemic levels. The total number of workers receiving state unemployment benefits fell last week, to 6.7 million, the lowest level since the onset of COVID-19.The federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for people whose benefits have ru



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