NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — New unemployment claims filed last week in Tennessee declined by less than 1,000 from the week prior.
According to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, 6,992 new claims were filed the week ending October 31. The week before that, 7,770 new claims were filed.
Continued claims in Tennessee decreased by more than 6,000 to 64,188.
TDLWD released the following data on unemployment claims since the pandemic began:
|WEEK||WEEK ENDING DATE||NEW CLAIMS||CONTINUED CLAIMS|
|New Claims Since March 15||906,360|
Nationally, the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits also fell slightly last week to 751,000. However, this number is still a historically high level.
What is the rebound?
As Middle Tennessee works to rebound from the impact of the Coronavirus, we want to help. Whether it’s getting back to work, making ends meet during this uncertain time, or managing the pressure, we’re committed to finding solution. In addition, we want to tell your stories of hope, inspiration, and creativity as Middle Tennessee starts to rebound.
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