US DOL Report: 56,281 new unemployment claims filed for week of July 11 across TN and VA
Over 56,000 new unemployment claims have been filed last week in Tennessee and Virginia.
The US Dept. of Labor’s weekly unemployment claims report found for the week ending July 11th, 22,431 new jobless claims were filed in TN, while 33,850 new claims were filed in VA.
TN experienced a 3,000 plus claim decrease from the week before, while VA jumped over 2,000 claims from the week prior. In Northeast TN, 1,110 new claims were filed, while 13,952 jobless claims were continued from the week before.
Below is a local breakdown of Northeast Tennessee counties with new and continued unemployment claims:
*Carter County- 84 new claims (1,116 continued claims)
*Greene County- 209 new claims (2,409 continued claims)
*Hawkins County- 162 new claims (1,535 continued claims)
*Johnson County- 36 new claims (326 continued claims)
*Sullivan County- 331 new claims (4,347 continued claims)
*Unicoi County- 26 new claims (445 continued claims)
*Washington County- 262 new claims (3,774 continued claims)
*Total- 1,110 new claims (13,952 continued claims)