INDICE DE GALERIAS
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits fell 21,000 to a seasonally adjusted 323,000 last week, the lowest since late September and further evidence of an improving job market.
Here are the states with the biggest changes in applications. The state data are for the week ended Nov. 9, one week behind the national figures:
States with the biggest increases:
California: Up 4,737, due to layoffs in the services
New York: Up 2,853, due to layoffs in manufacturing, construction, and arts entertainment and recreation
Pennsylvania: Up 2,711, due to layoffs in construction, professional services, entertainment, hotels and restaurants
Michigan: Up 2,271, no reason given
New Jersey: Up 2,210, due to layoffs in education and manufacturing
States with the biggest decreases:
Florida: Down 1,055, due to fewer layoffs in agriculture, construction, manufacturing and retail
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