AR: 2,500+ filed for unemployment — week ending 5/29

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ARKANSAS (KNWA/KFTA) — In Arkansas, 2,226 filed for unemployment for the week ending May 29, 2021, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL). These are first-time filers.

AR PUA Claims: There were 916 initial claims filed for the week ending May 29, according to the USDOL, a decrease of 324 from the prior week.

AR PEUC Claims: There were 20,833 claims filed for the week ending May 15 — an increase of 589 from May 8, according to the USDOL.

Claims dropped by 20,000 nationally. There were 385,000 who applied for initial unemployment benefits.

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