State Unemployment Filings Slightly Lower Than Last Week

Thursday, May 28th 2020, 3:08 pm
By: News 9


The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission reported the latest unemployment filings Thursday during the week ending May 23.

The agency reported 32,127 Oklahomans filed for unemployment benefits, a decrease of more than 1,300 applicants for jobless claims from the previous week.

The Labor Department announced Thursday morning that more than two million workers nationwide filed for unemployment benefits last week.

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