Tennessee New Unemployment Claims Filed Week Ending May 16

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Tennessee new unemployment claims filed for week ending May 16:

Total Claims Paid

319,574

Total Payments

$358,992,180

Tennessee Payments

$63,875,235

Federal Payments

$295,116,945


New Claims Filed: The number of individuals filing new unemployment claims for the week.
Continued Claims: The number of claims continued with weekly certifications.

Statewide Data

Week

Week Ending Date

New Claims Filed

Continued Claims

10

March 14, 2020

2,702

16.342

11

March 21, 2020

39,096

16,098

12

March 28, 2020

94,492

34,570

13

April 4, 2020

116,141

112,438

14

April 11, 2020

74,772

199,910

15

April 18, 2020

68,968

267,053

16

April 25, 2020

43,792

324,543

17

May 2, 2020

37,319

321,571

18

May 9, 2020

29,308

325,095

19

May 16, 2020

28,692

314,487

New Claims Since March 15

532,580

 

 

 

 


Regional Data: Week Ending May 16

Local Workforce Development Area

New Claims Filed

Greater Memphis

6,081

Northwest Tennessee

608

Southwest Tennessee

875

Northern Middle Tennessee

7,768

Southern Middle Tennessee

1,385

Upper Cumberland

673

Southeast Tennessee

2,469

East Tennessee

3,183

Northeast Tennessee

872

West TN Mobile American Job Center

15

Middle TN Mobile American Job Center

92

East TN Mobile America Job Center

5

 

 


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