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Nearly 20K unemployment claims filed last week in Tennessee

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Posted at 8:08 AM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 09:08:40-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nearly 20,000 Tennesseans filed unemployment claims last week.

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the latest numbers Thursday, saying 19,925 new claims were filed during the week ending on June 13. The number of continued claims rose to 280,593.

Statewide Data:

WeekWeek Ending DateNew Claims FiledContinued Claims
10March 14, 20202,70216.342
11March 21, 202039,09616,098
12March 28, 202094,49234,570
13April 4, 2020116,141112,438
14April 11, 202074,772199,910
15April 18, 202068,968267,053
16April 25, 202043,792324,543
17May 2, 202037,319321,571
18May 9, 202029,308325,095
19May 16, 202028,692314,487
20May 23, 202026,041310,126
21May 30, 202022,784302,260
22June 6, 202021,417292,234
23June 13, 202019,925280,593
New Claims Since March 15622,644

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The Department of Labor reported that 1.5 million Americans filed initial claims last week, bringing a 13-week total to about 45 million claims.

Thursday's figures were down about 58,000 from last week's nationwide unemployment filings.

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