INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FOR WEEK ENDING 5/16/2020

The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of May 10 – May 16, 2020.

25,150 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this time period. 16,069 of those claims are COVID-19 related.

Click County Breakdown for a breakdown by county.
Click Industry Breakdown for a breakdown by industry.

*Be sure to click week ending day 2020-05-16.

Industries with most number of claims are: INA (industry not available) (7,246), followed by Administrative and Support Services (2,563), Food Service and Drinking Places (2,074), Transportation Equipment Manufacturing (1,595), and General Merchandise Stores (695).

Jefferson County had largest number of claims with 3,715.

Historical Table
3/14/20201,824
3/21/202012,369
3/28/202080,984
4/4/2020106,739
4/11/202077,515
4/18/202066,432
4/25/202074,966
5/2/202028,985
5/9/202026,666
5/16/202025,150