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3.84 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week


3.84 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits last week, bring the total to 30 million says the Department of Labor.


The big picture:

Overall, in six weeks 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment and some Californian businesses plan on defying stay-at-home orders.

  • At least, 3.3 million Californians have filed for unemployment benefits.

  • California's Employment Development Department call center is receiving 13 million calls a week, per ABC 7.




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