Unemployment insurance claims down for week
The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 23 dropped to 1,903 from the previous week’s total of 2,102.
For a comparison, during the week ending Nov. 24, 2018, 1,789 initial claims were filed.
The unemployment insurance continued claims for the week ending Nov. 23 increased to 13,955 from the previous week’s total of 13,675. The continued claims were below the comparable figure of 14,493 for the week ending Nov. 24, 2018. To view unemployment insurance claims data for prior weeks, visit www.laworks.net and select Labor Market Information, scroll down the LMI page and select Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claims Data.