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Business · Washington

Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

65% Center coverage: 26 sources
Applications for unemployment benefits fell by 8,000 to 210,000 for the week ending May 21. The four-week average for claims, which smooths out some of the weekly volatility, ticked up from the previous week to 206,750. American workers are enjoying historically strong job security two years after the coronavirus pandemic.See the Story
US & Canada

Ohio Supreme Court hears case on termination of $300 unemployment payments

Coverage: 6 sources
Gov. Mike DeWine ended Ohio's participation in a federal pandemic unemployment aid program. At issue is a weekly $300 federal payment for Ohioans to offset the economic impact of the pandemic. The federal government ended that program Sept. 6, but DeWin stopped the payments June 26, 2021.See the Story
Unemployment · Porto

Unemployment benefit extended to victims of domestic violence

The “creation of increases under the “Interior Employment +” program was also approved for situations in which there is a worker who terminates employment due to the need to change residence in order to accompany the spouse or partner of the family memberSee the Story
Unemployment · Des Moines

Unemployment claims fall slightly as job recovery continues

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
The number of people filing for unemployment for the first time rose slightly last week in Iowa. Over 1,300 people filed for initial benefits last week. That's 57 more than the week before. People filing for continued benefits continued to drop. Those numbers have dropped fairly steadily since January.See the Story
Business

U.S. New unemployment insurance claims decreased to 210,000, suggesting continued tight labor market

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
New U.S. jobless claims fell by 8,000 last week to 210,000, signaling that layoffs remain extremely low. Applications for unemployment benefits had risen to a four-month high of 218,000 in the prior week. California and Kentucky has largely been responsible for the increase in new unemployment filings two weeks ago.See the Story
Unemployment · Branch County

Branch County April unemployment drops slightly to 3.6 percent, 12th lowest in Michigan

Branch County’s unemployment rate in April went down a tenth of a percent from the previous month to three-point-six percent. The report showed Branch County had the 12th lowest unemployment rate among Michigan's 83 counties. March unemployment rates also went down slightly in neighboring counties.See the Story
State

Local unemployment numbers fell in April

LIMA — Unemployment numbers dropped throughout the region according to numbers supplied by the state of Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services.Allen County dropped to 3.6% in April from 4.1% in March, the highest unemployment rate in the area just above the 3.4% in Hardin County.Hancock County achieved the biggest drop falling to 2.5 % from a high for March of 3.4 %. The second largest drop of .See the Story
Unemployment

As Atlanta hiring grows, churning labor market offers workers choices

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
metro Atlanta added 10,900 jobs last month, slightly better than the average pre-pandemic April. The metro Atlanta unemployment rate dropped from an already-scanty 3.2% to an all-time low of 2.4%. That represents 77,387 people in the region in the hunt for a job.See the Story
US & Canada · Columbia

SCDEW: Decrease in first time unemployment insurance claims in SC last week - ABC Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce says there was a decrease in the number of initial unemployment insurance claims filed in the state last week.From May 15-21, SCDEW says 1,648 South Carolinians filed first time unemployment insurance claims, a decrease from the 1,765 initial claims reported the previous week.SCDEW says 5,922 claimants were paid an average benefit of $279.95.See the Story

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