NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — More than 10,000 new unemployment claims were filed last week in Tennessee, an uptick from the week prior.
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the latest numbers on Thursday, saying 10,198 new claims were filed during the week ending on Dec. 26. The week before that, 7,411 new claims were filed.
The number of continued claims rose to 45,226. Click here to file a claim in Tennessee.
TDLWD released the following data on unemployment claims in Tennessee:
|WEEK||WEEK ENDING DATE||NEW CLAIMS||CONTINUED CLAIMS|
|New Claims Since March 15||964,384|
Nationally, the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell by 19,000 but remain elevated at 787,000 as a resurgent coronavirus grips the U.S. economy.
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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