Weekly unemployment claims fall again, still over 1,000

first_imgWeekly unemployment claims fell again last week, offsetting somewhat a recent surge in claims, as activity has been volatile lately. For the week of December 11, 2010, there were 1,156 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance, a decrease of 215 from the week before. Altogether 10,467 new and continuing claims were filed, a decrease of 878 from a week ago and 2,191 fewer than a year earlier. The Department also processed 2,141 First Tier claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 (EUC08), 392 fewer than a week ago. In addition, there were 724 Second Tier claims for benefits processed under the EUC08 program, which is an increase of 42 from the week before. The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/(link is external). Previously released Unemployment Weekly Reports and other UI reports can be found at:http://www.vtlmi.info/lmipub.htm#uc(link is external)last_img

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