Fewer layoffs does not equal strong hiring
WASHINGTON – Declining applications for unemployment benefits have typically pointed to stronger hiring.
Not so much anymore.
Since the U.S. recession officially ended in June 2009, fewer layoffs have meant fewer people seeking unemployment aid. On Thursday, for example, the government said first-time applications for benefits hit a 4½-year low.
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