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Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for the W/E October 13, 2018

October 19, 2018 - The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending October 13, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 210,000 4-week moving average: 211,750 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.20% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,640,000 4-week moving average: 1,653,000 Number of unadjusted claims: 190,017 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: … Read More

South Carolina: DUA

October 19, 2018 - Following the destruction of Hurricane Florence, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been announced in the following South Carolina counties: Dillon, Horry, Marion, and Marlboro. The deadline to apply for benefits in these counties is October 24, 2018. Documentation of proof of lost income due to the storm may be required during the application process. The … Read More

North Carolina: DUA

October 19, 2018 - Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been made available for a number of counties in North Carolina as a result of Hurricane Florence. Workers in the state that are unable to work as a result of this storm may be eligible for benefits. It is important to note that claimants must file within 30 days of … Read More

Unemployment Weekly Claims Report

October 4, 2018 - The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending September 29, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 207,000 4 week moving average: 207,000 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.2% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,650,000 4-week moving average: 1,664,500 Number of unadjusted claims: 165,215 Unadjusted insured unemployment … Read More

Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for the W/E September 22, 2018

September 27, 2018 - The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending September 22, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 214,000 4 week moving average: 206,250 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.2% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,661,000 4‐week moving average: 1,679,250 Number of unadjusted claims: 176,687 Unadjusted insured unemployment … Read More

Florida: Rebuild Florida

September 27, 2018 - The Florida Unemployment Insurance agency has been working directly with the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) on a program called Rebuild Florida. This government program was created to assist low-income families with rebuilding their homes as well as owners of houses and rental properties that suffered destruction from Hurricane Irma last year. It has been … Read More

Unemployment Weekly Claims Report

September 24, 2018 - The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending September 15, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 201,000 4 week moving average: 205,750 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.2% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,645,000 4-week moving average: 1,691,500 Number of unadjusted claims: 168,801 Unadjusted insured unemployment … Read More

Hurricane Florence Disaster Assistance

September 20, 2018 - The latest updates on the recovery efforts in response to the recent Hurricane Florence, which began its destructive path along the Carolinas on September 7th, can be found here on the Department of Labor government website. Additional updates below. North Carolina: Federal disaster assistance is now available to those affected by Hurricane Florence in the … Read More

Iowa Unemployment Tax Rates Hold Steady for 2019

September 19, 2018 - Sources from the Iowa Workforce Development Department indicate that unemployment tax rates for 2019 will remain unchanged. Effective for 2019, unchanged from 2018, total tax rates for experience-rated employers will range from 0.00% to 7.50%. Additionally, the total tax rate for new non-construction employers is to be 1.00% and the total tax rate for new … Read More

Unemployment Weekly Claims Report

September 14, 2018 - The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending September 8, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 204,000 4 week moving average: 208,000 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.2% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,969,000 4-week moving average: 1,711,250 Number of unadjusted claims: 161,892 Unadjusted insured unemployment … Read More