New unemployment claims down from previous week
Week Ending November 8, 2008
There were 1,236 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, a decrease of 17 from the week before. Altogether 7,867 new and continuing claims were filed, 322 more than a week ago and 2,093 more than a year earlier. In addition, the Department processed 1,116 claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008, a decrease of 21 from last week.
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