State of TN Unemployment Claims Report
Since the week of March 21st, 558,621 new claims have been filed for unemployment insurance in the State of Tennessee. At 212,259, our 13-county Northern Middle Workforce Area makes up 38% of all the claims across Tennessee's 95 counties. In the United States, another 2.1M new claims were filed last week pushing the total past 4M.
A glimmer of good news - since the week of April 4th and week to week over the last seven weeks the unemployment claims have decreased, as reflected in the chart below.