Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World,
Edited By Linda Feldmann /
March 18, 1983
New claims for unemployment benefits rose to 501,000 during the first week in March, the Labor Department reported. The jump of 41,000 new claimants nearly canceled out the 42,000 decline experienced a week earlier.
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