Over the past week, more than 412,000 Americans have filed for jobless benefits, according to official data on the US labor market.
New statistics showed that since April, the number of unemployed has increased by almost 40 thousand people.
Another 118,000 applications were filed for Pandemic Unemployment Insurance, a federal program for self-employed people and gig workers, reports CBS News.
However, since the beginning of the year, the new data is not critical, since every week in January, the Ministry of Labor received 1 million jobless claims. Now this figure has fa...