Unemployment claims drop in South Dakota

Unemployment claims drop slightly in South Dakota.

During the week of Oct. 11-17, a total of 414 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. That’s 29 fewer claims than the prior week.

The latest number of continued state claims is 4,146 for the week ending Oct. 10, a decrease of 1,323 from the prior week’s total of 5,469. That’s the number of unemployed workers eligible for and receiving benefits after their initial claim.

October 22, 2020