United States Department of Labor’s Unemployment Claims Report – Week Ending May 1, 2021

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending May 1, 2021 has been released by the United States Department of Labor.

Week Ending 5/1 Prior Week
Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 498,000 553,000
4 week moving average: 560,000 611,750
Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 2.60% 2.60%
Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 3,690,000 3,660,000
4-week moving average: 3,675,750 3,684,000
Number of unadjusted claims: 504,670 575,350
Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: 2.70% 2.70%
Unadjusted number claiming UI benefits: 3,786,096 3,790,527

The full news release report can be downloaded here.

As always, we will continue to monitor this situation and provide updates as they become available.  If there are any questions please do not hesitate to contact us or visit our website at www.thomas-and-company.com.

Josh Kendall

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