U.S. claims for unemployment aid rise by 20,000 to 243,000

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More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained low enough to suggest that most workers enjoy job security.

THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that applications for jobless aid rose by 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 243,000, up from a 44-year-low 223,000…

fromhttp://www.baltimoresun.com/business/ct-jobless-claims-20170309-story.html

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