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Friday, December 8, 2023 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Layoffs and Claims Highest Since 2001

October seasonally adjusted mass layoff events (2,140) and initial claims (232,468) decreased from the prior month.

However, both layoff events and initial claims reached their highest October levels since 2001. Twelve states reached program highs in terms of average weekly initial claims for the month of October.

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