ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The number of unemployment claims filed in Maryland last week topped more than 41,000.
According to new numbers released by the state’s labor department, 41,941 Marylanders made unemployment claims during the week of June 13, 2020.READ MORE: Baltimore County Nears Settlement With Family Of Korryn Gaines
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The previous week 53,464 people made claims.
The number of claims is down significantly from its peak during the week ending May 2, in which more than 109,000 Marylanders filed for unemployment.READ MORE: Essex Community Holds Vigil For Children Found Dead In Aunt's Trunk
Another 1.5 million Americans applied for jobless aid last week, a slight drop from claims the previous week, the Labor Department said Thursday. An additional 760,000 people filed for federal assistance for self-employed workers.
The number of workers receiving unemployment benefits through all government programs remained at 29 million as of the end of May.MORE NEWS: Elusive Kitten, Orioles Hittin' In 7-1 Romp Over Yankees
|MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DIVISION OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED BY COUNTY
Week Ending – June 13, 2020
|Claim Filed By:||Regular
|Non – Maryland||4915||2347||5762||228|
|Totals by Type:||22,902||17,843||43,797||1,196|
|Total Regular UI Claims:||22,902|
|Total New PUA & PEUC Claims:||19,039|
|Total New UI Claims:||41,941|