Initial Jobless Claims Rose by 7,000 in Week Ending November 25

Washington, DC, November 30, 2023-In the week ending November 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 218,000, an increase of 7,000 from the previous week's revised level, according to the Department of Labor. 

The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 209,000 to 211,000. The four-week moving average was 220,000, a decrease of 500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 500 from 220,000 to 220,500.