The number of applications for unemployment in the United States reported an increase of 34 000 last week after experiencing a significant prior reduction, reported today the Department of Labor.
The increase put the figure of 386 000 applications, a week after being at its lowest level in the past four years, and placed them closer to the barrier of 400 000, considered critical in this important thermometer on the market situation labor.
Unlike the average number of applications during the past four weeks fell slightly to stand at 500 thousand 377 thousand.
In contrast, the number of uninsured unemployment enrolled in this program until the week of July 7 billion increased on the previous week, standing at three million 314 thousand.
Similarly the average number of this universe for the past four weeks has also risen a thousand on the previous week and stood at three million 310 thousand 750.
The rate of unemployed registered in this assistance program during this period remained unchanged again at a rate of 2.6 percent.