FILE - In this Thursday, March 3, 2016, file photo, a job candidate's resume sits on a table as he interviews for a job during a recruiting event at the Georgia Department of Labor office in Atlanta. On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of people seeking unemployment benefits declined slightly the week before, but still remained elevated as hurricane disruptions impacted layoffs for a second week.
FILE - In this Thursday, March 3, 2016, file photo, a job candidate's resume sits on a table as he interviews for a job during a recruiting event at the Georgia Department of Labor office in Atlanta. On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of people seeking unemployment benefits declined slightly the week before, but still remained elevated as hurricane disruptions impacted layoffs for a second week. David Goldman, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Thursday, March 3, 2016, file photo, a job candidate's resume sits on a table as he interviews for a job during a recruiting event at the Georgia Department of Labor office in Atlanta. On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, the Labor Department reported that the number of people seeking unemployment benefits declined slightly the week before, but still remained elevated as hurricane disruptions impacted layoffs for a second week. David Goldman, File AP Photo

US jobless benefit applications fell by 14,000 last week

September 14, 2017 10:08 AM