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Weekly new unemployment claims bounce 48% in NC – Winston-Salem Journal


New state unemployment insurance coverage claims in North Carolina rose for the third consecutive week, this time by 47.8% to 4,834 for the week that ended Oct. 1, the U.S. Labor Division reported Thursday.

Claims have been up from a revised 3,270 for the week that ended Sept. 24.

In the meantime, the COVID-19 pandemic low has been 1,848 claims for the week that ended Jan. 1.

The state was eleventh within the nation within the variety of unemployment filings, up two spots from final week.

With no COVID-19 pandemic UI applications obtainable for North Carolinians since Sept. 4, 2021, the declare totals characterize new common state unemployment-benefit claims.

Labor listed 14,627 North Carolinians drawing common state advantages as of Sept. 24, down from a revised 15,608 the earlier week.


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