by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 9/10/20, 05:11 pm
WASHINGTON—Some 884,000 Americans applied for jobless benefits last week, and more than 13 million Americans are receiving unemployment checks, according to the U.S. Labor Department’s report released on Thursday. The job posting site Indeed said the number of open positions did not increase over the past week. Weekly unemployment applications have fallen significantly from nearly 7 million as the pandemic broke out in late March, but they remain higher than at any point during the 2008-2009 recession.