Tennessee Unemployment Claims Data For Week Ending July 18

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Tennessee Unemployment Data Claims for week ending July 18:

Total Claims Paid

285,140

Total Payments

$392,462,805

Tennessee Payments

$0*

Federal Payments

$392,462,805

*TN payments paid through the Coronavirus Relief Fund

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

WEEK

WEEK ENDING DATE

NEW CLAIMS

CONTINUED CLAIMS

10

March 14

2,702

16,342

11

March 21

39,096

16,098

12

March 28

94,492

34,570

13

April 4

116,141

112,438

14

April 11

74,772

199,910

15

April 18

68,968

267,053

16

April 25

43,792

324,543

17

May 2

37,319

321,571

18

May 9

29,308

325,095

19

May 16

28,692

314,487

20

May 23

26,041

310,126

21

May 30

22,784

302,260

22

June 6

21,417

292,234

23

June 13

19,925

280,593

24

June 20

21,155

266,596

25

June 27

22,256

262,224

26

July 4

25,843

256,645

27

July 11

22,431

251,924

28

July 18

25,794

243,405

New Claims Since March 15

740,123

 



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