Today, we're not presenting new analysis so much as we're catching up with the multi-year data revision that the BLS incorporated into its latest report on the number of initial unemployment insurance claims filed across the United States each week (HT: Mark Perry).
The BLS' data revisions, which affect data going all the way back to 2007, had no effect upon our identification of the major trends in the number of U.S. layoffs/new jobless claim filings over the affected period.
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