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  • UNEMPLOYMENT WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT

    April 13, 2018
    The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending April 7, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 233,000 4 week moving average: 230,000 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.3% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,871,000 4-week moving average: 1,850,250 Number of unadjusted claims: 231,388 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.4% Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 1,994,554 The full ... Read More
  • UNEMPLOYMENT WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT

    April 6, 2018
    The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending March 31, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 242,000 4 week moving average: 228,250 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.3% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,808,000 4-week moving average: 1,848,250 Number of unadjusted claims: 200,909 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.4% Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 1,992,285 The full ... Read More
  • UNEMPLOYMENT WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT

    March 30, 2018
    The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending March 24, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 215,000 4 week moving average: 224,500 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.3% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,871,000 4-week moving average: 1,861,500 Number of unadjusted claims: 192,440 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.5% Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 2,106,576 The full ... Read More
  • ALASKA: EXTENDED BENEFITS NEARING END

    March 29, 2018
    The Department of Labor & Workforce Development in the state of Alaska has announced an update to extended Unemployment Insurance Benefits. Extended benefits began for eligible participants on November 5, 2017. The last payable week of these benefits will be April 7, 2018. The reason for the termination of these extended benefits is due to ... Read More
  • UNEMPLOYMENT WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT

    March 23, 2018
    The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending March 17, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 229,000 4 week moving average: 223,750 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.3% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,828,000 4-week moving average: 1,880,500 Number of unadjusted claims: 198,473 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.5% Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 2,104,251 The full ... Read More
  • UNEMPLOYMENT WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT

    March 21, 2018
    The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending March 10, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 226,000 4 week moving average: 221,500 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.3% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,879,000 4-week moving average: 1,890,750 Number of unadjusted claims: 195,897 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.6% Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 2,187,125 The full ... Read More
  • UNEMPLOYMENT WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT

    March 9, 2018
    The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending March 3, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 231,000 4 week moving average: 222,500 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.3% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,870,000 4-week moving average: 1,906,750 Number of unadjusted claims: 226,450 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.6% Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 2,227,076 The full ... Read More
  • PAYROLL AUDIT INDEPENDENT DETERMINATION PROGRAM

    March 8, 2018
    The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor strives to improve the workforce on a national level by achieving compliance with labor standards. One way the Division plans to stay on top of this mission is with a new pilot program, expediting back wages to employees, without any extra fees.  Created under ... Read More
  • EMPLOYEE RETENTION CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS AFFECTED BY CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

    March 5, 2018
    The President recently signed the new Budget Agreement, enacting Section 20103: Employee Retention Credit for Employers Affected by California Wildfires, which extends the Employee Retention Credit to “retained employees” for employers in the California Wildfire Disaster Zone similar to the recent Disaster Tax Relief Hurricane Bill.  Individuals who reside or have a business in Butte, Lake, ... Read More
  • UNEMPLOYMENT WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT

    March 2, 2018
    The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending February 24, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 210,000 4 week moving average: 220,500 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.4% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,931,000 4-week moving average: 1,920,000 Number of unadjusted claims: 195,897 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.6% Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 2,255,253 The full ... Read More