jobless jobless  /ˈdʒɑb ləs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not having a job

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco put out a research report today raising the prospect of yet another jobless recovery.
  2. Fewer benefits mean harder times for the jobless It is one of the most watched, and most politically potent, of the monthly economic figures issued by Washington, and it.
  3. With no end in sight to the country's job market woes, the House has agreed to give the jobless in a majority of states another 13 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits.

News

  1. Jobless claims drop, showing labor market still healing

    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week, nearing its lowest level in five years in a sign of resilience for the U.S. labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 334,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was the smallest number of first-time applications since early May and near levels last ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Jobless Claims Drop by 12,000

    The U.S. Labor Department said first-time jobless benefits claims dropped by 12,000 to 334,000 in the week that ended Saturday. The department generally revises the previous week's estimate. This week the department left it alone at 346,000.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

  3. Jobless claims fall; labor market healing ongoing

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week, nearing its lowest level in five years in a sign of resilience for the U.S. labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 334,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was the smallest number of first-time applications since early ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "With more Americans filing jobless claims than at any time since the 1992, the Senate's passage of the House's unemployment insurance extension legislation will help speed relief to more than 2 million workers who continue to search for new jobs in...
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: TIME

  2. "Our nation can't afford to shut down the creation of jobs for jobless Americans, and we can't afford to become even more dependent on foreign sources of energy," Hastings said.
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Doc Hastings Source: Washington Post

  3. Unison's general secretary Dave Prentis said: "The plans set out in this dismal Queen's Speech spell danger for public services, and for economic growth and offer little hope to either the young or long-term jobless."
    on May 25, 2010 By: Dave Prentis Source: Mirror.co.uk

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