Maryland Department of Labor

September 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Unemployment Claims in Montgomery County Hold Steady

The number of Montgomery County residents who filed initial claims for unemployment during the week that ended Sept. 5 remained constant. 1,143 residents filed initial unemployment claims the previous week, compared to 1,167 residents who filed the week ending Sept. 1. Statewide, the number of initial filers decreased by about 500 people. During the week […]

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September 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County New Weekly Unemployment Claims Top 1,000 Again

About the same number of Montgomery County residents filed initial claims for unemployment as did last week. During the week ending Sept. 1, 1,167 residents filed initial unemployment claims. The prior week, 1,137 initial claims were filed. Statewide, the number of Marylanders filing initial claims dropped slightly, from 11,875 during the week that ended Aug. […]

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August 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County Initial Unemployment Claims Creep Back Above 1,000

The number of Montgomery County residents filing initial claims for unemployment climbed slightly, rising to 1,137 during the week ending Aug. 22. During the week ending on Aug. 15, 926 county residents filed initial claims, according to the Maryland Department of Labor. Statewide, there was a decrease. During the week ending Aug. 22, 11,875 Marylanders […]

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August 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

FEMA Aprueba $300 Adicionales por Semana para Desempleados de Maryland

El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció el jueves que FEMA aprobó la solicitud del estado de $300 adicionales, por semana, en beneficios federales de desempleo para los residentes de Maryland. El Departamento de Trabajo presentó una solicitud para los beneficios, que se incluyen en el programa de Asistencia para salarios perdidos, el miércoles. Esta subvención beneficiará […]

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August 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

FEMA Approves Additional $300 per Week in Unemployment Benefits for Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that FEMA has approved the state’s application for an additional $300 per week in federal unemployment benefits for Maryland residents. The Department of Labor submitted an application for the benefits, which fall under the Lost Wages Assistance program, on Wednesday. This grant will benefit the thousands of Marylanders and Montgomery […]

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August 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Number Of Unemployment Claims Filed Continues to Decline

The number of residents filing for unemployment in Montgomery County continued to decline during the week ending on Aug. 1 More than 2,300 county residents filed initial claims for unemployment during the week ending on Aug. 1, which is a decrease of about 600 from the week ending on July 25. There were 2,377 initial […]

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July 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Number of Residents Filing for Unemployment Continues to Fall

The number of people filing for unemployment in Montgomery County during the week ending July 18 decreased by more than 500 as compared with the week ending July 11. Slightly more than 3,500 county residents filed initial claims for unemployment last week. During the week ending July 11, 4,125 residents had filed initial claims, according […]

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July 2, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Unemployment Claims Continue to Drop in Montgomery County

More than 3,500 Montgomery County residents filed for unemployment claims during the week that ended June 27, according to data from the Maryland Department of Labor. The previous week, which ended June 20, 4,800 claims were filed. While Montgomery County’s unemployment numbers continue to decrease, statewide the number of initial claims increased. Of the 3,510 […]

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June 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Fewer Montgomery County Residents Filed for Unemployment Last Week

More than 4,800 Montgomery County residents filed for unemployment claims during the week that ended June 20, according to data from the Maryland Department of Labor. The previous week, which ended June 13, 5,418 claims were filed. Of the 4,863 new claims, a combined 1,653 stemmed from the Pandemic Unemployment Assistant (PUA) and the Pandemic […]

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June 18, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Over 5,000 County Residents File Unemployment Claims; New Filings Decrease 23 Percent

More than 5,400 Montgomery County residents filed for unemployment claims during the week that ended June 13, according to data from the Maryland Department of Labor. It’s a 23 percent decrease in new claims from the week that ended June 6. Of the 5,419 new claims, a combined 2,672 stemmed from the Pandemic Unemployment Assistant […]

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