In the week ending Aug. 14 new weekly claims for jobless benefits rose 12,000 to 500,000 which is the highest level since mid-November, 2009.
Unemployment Insurance Benefits – Filing a New Claim Can I apply for unemployment insurance benefits?
Through the end of November -2010 the bill will increase unemployment benefits and retroactively restores benefits to the roughly 2.5 million long-term unemployed whose benefits ran out at the end of May.
Www.dol.gov is an official website of United States Department Of Labor. Here you can check out the USA unemployment insurance weekly claims report.