More than 7K new unemployment claims filed last week in Tennessee

Posted at 9:52 AM, Dec 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 10:52:07-05

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

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the latest numbers on Thursday, saying 7,411 new claims were filed during the week ending on Dec. 19. The week before that, 7,464 new claims were filed.

The number of continued claims rose to 43,482.