Weekly unemployment claims slip

first_imgFor the week of September 18, 2010, there were 659 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance, a decrease of 15 from the week before. Altogether 7,337 new and continuing claims were filed, a decrease of 41 from a week ago and 2,351 fewer than a year earlier. The Department also processed 2,737 First Tier claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 (EUC08), 56 more than a week ago. In addition, there were 1,403 Second Tier claims for benefits processed under the EUC08 program, which is an increase of 18 from the week before. The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/(link is external). Previously released Unemployment Weekly Reports and other UI reports can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/lmipub.htm#uc(link is external)last_img