WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) --
The U.S. Labor Department said first-time jobless benefits claims rose by 18,000 to 354,000 in the week that ended Saturday.
The department revised the previous week's estimate from 344,000 to 346,000. This set the four-week rolling average at 348,250, up 2,500 from the previous week.
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