ADOL Logo

Alabama Department of Labor

News - Find the latest featured news, press releases, publications and announcements.

NEWSROOM

INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FOR WEEK ENDING 3/20/2021

March 25, 2021

Press Releases

News Release
For Immediate Release March 25, 2021
INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FOR WEEK ENDING 3/20/2021

MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of March 14 – March 20, 2021.

13,994 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. 10,189 of those claims are estimated to be 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 2021-3-20.

Industry sectors with the greatest number of claims are: Industry Not Available (6,204), Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services (1,006), Manufacturing (983), Retail (975), Health Care and Social Assistance (943), and Accommodation and Food Services (803).

Jefferson County had the largest number of claims with 2,593.

Initial Claims Historic Data

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
7/11/2020 20,505
7/18/2020 23,678
7/25/2020 17,439
8/1/2020 11,692
8/8/2020 9,468
8/15/2020 11,048
8/22/2020 8,676
8/29/2020 7,823
9/5/2020 8,902
9/12/2020 8,848
9/19/2020 8,679
9/26/2020 8,805
10/3/2020 7,732
10/10/2020 8,581
10/17/2020 7,964
10/24/2020 7,126
10/31/2020 7,060
11/7/2020 8,764
11/14/2020 9,262
11/21/2020 11,813
11/28/2020 7,061
12/5/2020 7,059
12/12/2020 7,569
12/19/2020 7,543
12/26/2020 5,506
1/2/2021 10,986
1/9/2021 14,084
1/16/2021 11,983
1/23/2021 11,615
1/30/2021 12,664
2/6/2021 13,464
2/13/2021 12,087
2/20/2021 11,395
2/27/2021 11,624
3/6/2021 13,592
3/13/2021 16,506
3/20/2021 13,994