unemployment

October 15, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Claims For Unemployment In County Drop Slightly

Initial claims for unemployment by Montgomery County residents dropped slightly during the week that ended Oct. 10 to 3,228. During the previous week, there were 3,363 initial claims filed, according to the Maryland Department of Labor. During the week that ended Sept. 26, 1,715 new unemployment claims were filed. Statewide, the number of initial claims […]

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October 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

New Unemployment Claims Double Both in County and State

For the second week in a row, the number of Montgomery County residents who filed initial claims for unemployment more than doubled as compared to the previous week. There were 3,363 new unemployment claims filed during the week that ended Oct. 3, according to the Maryland Department of Labor. During the week that ended Sept. […]

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October 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Unemployment Claims More Than Double In One Week

The number of Montgomery County residents who filed initial claims for unemployment during the week that ended Sept. 26 more than doubled as compared to the previous week. There were 1,715 new unemployment claims filed during the week that ended Sept. 26. During the week that ended Sept. 19, only 695 county residents had filed […]

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September 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Unemployment Claims Drop Dramatically

The number of Montgomery County residents who filed initial claims for unemployment during the week that ended Sept. 19 dropped by more than half from the previous week. Only 695 county residents filed initial unemployment claims during the previous week, according to the Maryland Department of Labor. During the week that ended Sept. 12, 1,252 […]

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September 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Unemployment Claims Rise Slightly

The number of Montgomery County residents who filed initial claims for unemployment during the week that ended Sept. 12 rose slightly. 1,252 residents filed initial unemployment claims last week. That is a an increase of 109 residents since the week ending Sept. 5. Statewide, the number of initial filers increased by more than 2,000. During […]

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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 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 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Unemployment Claims Dropped Below 1,000 Last Week

The number of residents filing initial claims for unemployment in Montgomery County dipped below 1,000 during the week ending on Aug. 15. Last week, 926 Montgomery County residents filed initial claims, which continued a decreasing trend. During the week ending on Aug. 8, 1,452 county residents had filed initial claims. There were 2,377 initial claims […]

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