7K+ new unemployment claims filed last week in Tennessee, up from week before

Posted at 9:15 AM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 10:15:47-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — More than 7,000 new unemployment claims were filed last week in Tennessee, up by more than 200 from the week before.

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday that 7,221 new claims were filed during the week ending on November 7. The week before that, the number of claims was at 6,992.

Last week, the number of continued claims fell to 58,298. Click here to file a claim in Tennessee.