AR: 1,200+ filed for unemployment — week ending 6/26

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ARKANSAS (KNWA/KFTA) — In Arkansas, 1,261 filed initial unemployment claims for the week ending June 26, 2021, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) weekly report.

AR PUA Claims: There were 469 initial claims filed for the week ending June 19, according to the USDOL, a decrease of 1 from the prior week.

AR PEUC Claims: There were 20,074 claims filed for the week ending June 12 — a decrease of 222 from June 5, according to the USDOL.

Initial claims were 364,000 nationally, a decrease of 51,000, according to the USDOL.

Largest increases in initial claims, week ending 6/19

  • Pennsylvania (+14,715)
  • Michigan (+1,862)
  • Texas (+1,814), while the

Largest decreases in initial claims, week ending 6/19

  • Illinois (-4,762)
  • California (-4,112)
  • Ohio (-2,955)

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID DATA

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