Events for June 11, 2020

Loading Events

Events for June 11, 2020

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

8:30 am

Initial Claims (8:30)

June 11 @ 8:30 am

An initial claim is a claim filed by an unemployed individual after a separation from an employer. The claimant requests a determination of basic eligibility for the UI program. When an initial claim is filed with a state, certain programmatic activities take place and these result in activity counts including the count of initial claims. The count of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance is a leading economic indicator because it is an indication of emerging labor market conditions in the country. However, these are weekly administrative data which are difficult to seasonally adjust, making the series subject to some volatility.

Find out more »
+ Export Events