Unemployment Benefits

January 17, 2013 - 12:32 PM
In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, photo, Target human resources executives Will Castro, left, and Rachel Ferguson, middle, screen hundreds of prospective candidates awaiting their turn to apply for job openings at a Target job fair in Los Angeles. The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell to a five-year low last week, a hopeful sign the job market is healing. But much of the decline reflects seasonal volatility in the data. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)