Jobless claims down to 346000 last week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – -Fewer Americans filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week.

According to the Labor Department, about 346,000 people signed up for initial jobless claims.

That’s 11,000 fewer than the week before.

Despite the improvement, nearly 12 million Americans are still out of work.

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