The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'
The source code is: LNS13008396
Source: US. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Release: Employment Situation
US. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Number of Civilians Unemployed for Less Than 5 Weeks [UEMPLT5], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/UEMPLT5/, July 29, 2015.
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