French minister says migrants 'attracted' to UK job market as 27 people die in Channel crossing

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The French interior minister said migrants are "often attracted" to the UK's job market after 27 people died while attempting to cross the Channel.

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New Jobless Claims Reach Lowest Level Since 1969
New Jobless Claims , Reach Lowest Level , Since 1969. On November 24, the United States Labor Department reported that the number of people submitting jobless claims hit a 52-year record low last week. . On November 24, the United States Labor Department reported that the number of people submitting jobless claims hit a 52-year record low last week. . NBC reports that there were only 199,000 new filings, the lowest it's been since November 15, 1969, when claims were just 197,000. . NBC reports that there were only 199,000 new filings, the lowest it's been since November 15, 1969, when claims were just 197,000. . The Labor Department did not attribute the dramatic fall to any specific factors. . NBC suggests this could be a good sign for a struggling job market still reeling from the pandemic. . Continuing unemployment claims fell 60,000 to reach 2.05 million, according to NBC, another good sign of a recovering job market. . Data through November 6 suggests that the total number of people receiving benefits dropped by 752,390 to reach 2.43 million. . NBC points out that the new data comes amid an inflation rate rising at its fastest pace in 30 years. . Supply chain disruptions have driven prices up while consumer demand has also escalated. . Supply chain disruptions have driven prices up while consumer demand has also escalated. . A report by the U.S. Commerce Department saw wages and salaries increase $301.1 billion, over 50% higher than the original estimate. . A report by the U.S. Commerce Department saw wages and salaries increase $301.1 billion, over 50% higher than the original estimate. . While the Federal Reserve has indicated that it may hike rates once in 2022, according to the CME’s FedWatch tracker, traders see a 61% chance of three increases next year. . While the Federal Reserve has indicated that it may hike rates once in 2022, according to the CME’s FedWatch tracker, traders see a 61% chance of three increases next year.

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