NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Fewer than 10,000 new unemployment claims were filed in Tennessee last week, a decrease from the previous week.
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the latest numbers on Thursday, saying 9,802 new claims were filed during the week ending on September 26 – that’s down from the previous week when 11,313 claims were filed.
The number of continued claims dropped by about 13,000 to 138,727. 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||861,741|
Nationwide, new jobless claims reached 830,000 last week, a decline from the previous week, however, layoffs remain elevated.
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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