Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for the Week-Ending October 31, 2020

By November 6, 2020Unemployment Reports

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending October 31, 2020 has been released by the Department of Labor.

  • Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 751,000
  • 4 week moving average: 787,000
  • Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 5.0%
  • Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 7,285,000
  • 4-week moving average: 8,244,500
  • Number of unadjusted claims: 738,166
  • Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 4.7%
  • Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 6,951,731

The full news release report can be downloaded here.

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Mike has 30 years of experience in unemployment cost control management, and has been with Thomas & Company for 25 years. He is the primary contact with state agencies building strong relationships, lobbying for opportunities that increase quality of service and efficiencies, and insuring compliance with state specific requirements. He works with the client service team, answering technical questions related to the unemployment insurance programs administered by the individual states and oversees the processes associated with wage audits and fraudulent claim inquiries. Mike is a member of the SIDES Operations Committee and currently sits on four Operations Committee subcommittees.

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