Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Katelin Carroll
Staff Reporter 

Unemployment steadily decreases in Hohenwald


November 25, 2020

From mid-April to mid-May, Lewis County had a record unemployment claims of 706 on average. That's nearly six percent of the county's total population.

The highest week of unemployment claims was the week of April 25th at 687 continued week claims and 61 total initial claims, which makes a total of 748.

Continued week claims represent the number of people who already filed for unemployment, are covered by unemployment insurance and have been receiving benefits.

Initial unemployment claims are reports that measure the number of new jobless claims filed by individual persons, according t...

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