Unemployment claims fall to 547,000, a new pandemic low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market.

More people are employed in Arizona than before the pandemic

A significant milestone in Arizona's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic has been reached as the state's labor force is now larger than it was before the pandemic. We have now the numbers are broken down in the top industries.