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Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for the W/E October 20, 2018

November 5, 2018 - The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending  October 20, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 215,000 4 week moving average: 211,750 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.1% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,640,000 4-week moving average: 1,646,500 Number of unadjusted claims: 197,509 Unadjusted insured unemployment … Read More

Florida: Message from the DEO

November 5, 2018 - Along with the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) programs we mentioned in a previous post, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has also activated the Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan for Floridians impacted by Hurricane Michael. This program provides one year of interest-free loans through the Florida SBDC Network, helping those affected with costs such as … Read More

Louisiana: Separation Report LWC 77

October 25, 2018 - Whenever an employee terminates for a reason that would potentially disqualify him/her from receiving UI benefits, such as a discharge for misconduct, a quit without good cause connected with the work, or a labor dispute, it is important that the employer completes a separation notice within three days after the date on which the separation … Read More

Florida: Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

October 25, 2018 - The recent destruction of Hurricane Michael displaced many Floridian workers. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has announced they are currently accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits from following counties:  Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla, Washington, and Leon. Applicants must file by November 14, 2018. Requested supporting documents … Read More

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