NYSDOL Releases Unemployment Claims Numbers for the Week Ending March 28

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 04/02/2020 - 17:59

The New York State Department of Labor today announced that 369,025 initial Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims were filed for the week ending March 28, 2020, representing an increase of 288,516 claims from the 80,509 UI claims that were filed the previous week. Compared to last year, initial claims for Unemployment Insurance in New York State for the week ending March 28, 2020, increased by 2,674%. In each of New York's 10 labor market regions, initial claims for UI increased by a minimum of 1,379% year-over-year.

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