WASHINGTON — Seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims rose to 381,000 for the week ending Dec. 24, a gain of 15,000 over the previous week’s revised figure of 366,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Continuing claims increased to 3.601 million for the week ending Dec. 17, a gain of 34,000 over the previous week’s revised level of 3.567 million.

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