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INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FOR WEEK ENDING 7/4/2020

July 09, 2020

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For Immediate Release: July 9, 2020

INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FOR WEEK ENDING 7/4/2020

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of June 28 - July 4, 2020.
19,058 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. 11,375 of those claims are COVID-19 related.

County Breakdown: http://www2.labor.alabama.gov/LAUS/InitialClaimsTab.aspx
Industry Breakdown: http://www2.labor.alabama.gov/LAUS/InitialClaimsbyindustryTab.aspx

*Be sure to click week ending day 2020-07-04.

Industries with the most number of claims are: Industry Not Available (6,717), followed by Administrative and Support Services (1,598), Food Service and Drinking Places (1,567), Transportation Equipment Manufacturing (833), General Merchandise Stores (463), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (381), Educational Services (374), and Nursing and Residential Care Facilities (373).

Jefferson County had largest number of claims with 2,688.

Historical Table
3/14/2020 1,824
3/21/2020 10,982
3/28/2020 80,984
4/4/2020 106,739
4/11/2020 77,515
4/18/2020 66,432
4/25/2020 74,966
5/2/2020 28,985
5/9/2020 26,666
5/16/2020 25,150
5/23/2020 27,920
5/30/2020 21,335
6/6/2020 19,950
6/13/2020 18,367
6/20/2020 18,671
6/27/2020 18,340
7/4/2020 19,058