Unemployment claims increase in South Dakota

Unemployment claims increase in South Dakota.

During the week of Jan. 3-9, a total of 905 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is an increase of 302 claims from the prior week.

The latest number of continued state claims is 6,219 for the week ending Jan. 2, an increase of 1,473 from the prior week’s total of 4,746. This is the number of unemployed workers receiving benefits after their initial claim.


January 14, 2021