NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — For the second week in a row, fewer than 10,000 new unemployment claims were filed in Tennessee last week. The number of continued claims also dropped by about 13,000 to 125,238.
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the latest numbers on Thursday, saying 9,839 new claims were filed during the week ending on October 3 - just 37 more than the week prior. Click here to file a claim in Tennessee.
The department released the following data on unemployment claims:
|WEEK||WEEK ENDING DATE||NEW CLAIMS||CONTINUED CLAIMS|
|New Claims Since March 15||871,580|
The number of people nationwide seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to a still-high 840,000.
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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