US DOL Report 7/25/2020: 65,985 new unemployment claims filed last week in TN and VA
Nearly 66,000 more first time unemployment claims were filed last week in Tennessee and Virginia.
The US Dept. of Labor’s weekly jobless claims report says 19,461 people in TN filed for first time claims for the week ending July 25, just over 6,000 less claims than the prior week. Northeast TN saw 1,221 new unemployment claims, while 13,228 claims were continued. In Virginia, the department of labor reported 46,524 Commonwealth residents filed for first time claims, a gain of almost 9,000 from the last reporting week.
Below is the state breakdown between each state, which also included the Tennessee Dept. of Labor reporting numbers:
TN- 19,461 (25,794 the week prior, 6,333 less)
VA- 46,524 (37,964 the week prior, 8,578 more)
Below is the Northeast Tennessee unemployment claims breakdown by county:
NETN Total- 1,221 new claims, 13,228 continued claims
Carter County- 102 new claims, 1,082 continued claims
Greene County- 195 new claims, 2,241 continued claims
Hawkins County- 140 new claims, 1,374 continued claims
Johnson County- 46 new claims, 207 continued claims
Sullivan County- 431 new claims, 4,335 continued claims
Unicoi County- 23 new claims, 405 continued claims
Washington County- 284 new claims, 3,584 continued claims