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Published: May 21, 2020


TENNESSEE NEW UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FILED
Week Ending: May 16, 2020
Total Claims Paid 319,574
Total Payments $358,992,180
Tennessee Payments $63,875,235
Federal Payments $295,116,945

New Claims Filed: The number of individuals filing new unemployment claims for the week.
Continued Claims: The number of claims continued with weekly certifications.
 
Statewide Data
Week Week Ending Date New Claims Filed Continued Claims
10 March 14, 2020 2,702 16.342
11 March 21, 2020 39,096 16,098
12 March 28, 2020 94,492 34,570
13 April 4, 2020 116,141 112,438
14 April 11, 2020 74,772 199,910
15 April 18, 2020 68,968 267,053
16 April 25, 2020 43,792 324,543
17 May 2, 2020 37,319 321,571
18 May 9, 2020 29,308 325,095
19 May 16, 2020 28,692 314,487
New Claims Since March 15 532,580  
 
Regional Data: Week Ending May 16
Local Workforce Development Area New Claims Filed
Greater Memphis 6,081
Northwest Tennessee 608
Southwest Tennessee 875
Northern Middle Tennessee 7,768
Southern Middle Tennessee 1,385
Upper Cumberland 673
Southeast Tennessee 2,469
East Tennessee 3,183
Northeast Tennessee 872
West TN Mobile American Job Center 15
Middle TN Mobile American Job Center 92
East TN Mobile America Job Center 5