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Weekly unemployment rates increase slightly

first_imgFor the week of August 7, 2010, there were 678 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance, an increase of 21 from the week before. Altogether 9,175 new and continuing claims were filed, a decrease of 246 from a week ago and 3,629 fewer than a year earlier. The Department also processed 2,840 First Tier claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 (EUC08), 11 more than a week ago. In addition, there were 1,591 Second Tier claims for benefits processed under the EUC08 program, which is an increase of 178 from the week before. The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/(link is external). Previously released Unemployment Weekly Reports and other UI reports can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/lmipub.htm#uc(link is external)last_img

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