ADOL: Initial unemployment claims trending downward

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) on Thursday released the official count for initial unemployment claims filed during the week of July 26 – Aug. 1, 2020.

Statewide, 11,692 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period, down from 17,439 initial claims the previous week. Of those 11,692, 8,873 are COVID-19 related.

In Cullman County, 134 initial claims were filed from July 26-Aug. 1, down from 210 initial claims the previous week and 260 the week before that.

See a county breakdown at www2.labor.alabama.gov/Laus/InitialClaimsTab.aspx.

Find an industry breakdown at www2.labor.alabama.gov/Laus/InitialClaimsbyindustryTab.aspx.

*Be sure to click week ending day 2020-08-01.

Industry sectors with the greatest number of claims are: Industry Not Available (4,257), Manufacturing (1,438), Retail Trade (1,057), Accommodation and Food Services (1,030), Remediation Services (972) and Health Care and Social Assistance (877).

Jefferson County had the largest number of claims with 1,562.

Initial Claims Historic Data (Statewide)

3/14/2020    1,824

3/21/2020    10,982

3/28/2020    80,984

4/4/2020      106,739

4/11/2020    77,515

4/18/2020    66,432

4/25/2020    74,966

5/2/2020      28,985

5/9/2020      26,666

5/16/2020    25,150

5/23/2020    27,920

5/30/2020    21,335

6/6/2020      19,950

6/13/2020    18,367

6/20/2020    18,671

6/27/2020    18,340

7/4/2020      19,058

7/11/2020    20,505

7/18/2020    23,678

7/25/2020    17,439

8/1/2020      11,692

 

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