WASHINGTON — Seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims dropped 12,000 to 377,000 for the week ending June 2, while the number of continuing claims climbed 34,000 to 3.293 million for the previous week, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

The 377,000 initial claims were equal to the median estimate projected by economists polled by Thomson Reuters, and the 3.293 million of continuing claims came in above the economists’ median estimate of 3.240 million.

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