Unemployment Claims Show Slowing Pace


Weekly claims are pictured. Image courtesy Iowa Workforce Development


The rate of job loss is slowing for Iowa, but unemployment claims have now more than quadrupled since government-ordered business closures began. 

New claims from April 12 through April 18 numbered 27,912.

That is on top of 151,846 existing claims for a total of 179,757 claims.

The full article appears in the April 28, 2020 Calmar Courier.


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