Watch CBS News

In the last 12 weeks, over 44 million Americans have filed for unemployment

More than 1.5 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total jobless claims to over 44 million in the last 12 weeks. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to explain why weekly job losses continue despite a big gain in May and why the Labor Department's own data is confusing.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.