Coronavirus Economy: 1.5 Million Americans File For Initial Unemployment Claims

Credit ALEKSANDER KRSMANOVIC

Credit ALEKSANDER KRSMANOVIC

About 1.5 million people applied for USA unemployment benefits last week, even as the economy increasingly reopens and employers bring some people back to work.

About 4,900 Nebraskans filed for jobless benefits last week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

During the week ending June 13, residents of Northeast Tennessee, an eight-county region that includes Washington, Carter, Sullivan and Unicoi counties, filed 649 new claims for unemployment.

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In the Mahoning Valley, Trumbull and Mahoning counties posted peak initial claims numbers for the week ending March 28 - 4,969 for Trumbull County and 6,018 for Mahoning County - and saw three weeks of decline until late April, when claims jumped for one week.

Accommodation and food services still accounted for the highest number of initial claims in Colorado industries, at 13% of claims for the week ending May 30, from which the most recent data are available.

Since March 15, 622,644 new claims have been filed statewide.

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For the week that ended May 30, almost 9.3 million people claimed Pandemic Unemployment Assistance benefits in 44 states, and almost 1.1 million claimed Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation in 35 states.

Earlier this week, the state's unemployment compensation fund ran out of money, forcing OH to borrow $3.1 billion from the federal government. It also paid more than $42 million in total claims that week. Public administration and arts and entertainment also had an increase number of lost jobs. It will allow those on unemployment to continue to receive those benefits.

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