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6,000 New Unemployment Claims in Tennessee Last Week

6,000 new unemployment claims were filed in Tennessee last week, the lowest number in nearly six months, according to data released Thursday morning by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce.

The department reported the number of new claims for the week ending May 22 was 6,006, a decrease of about 1,400 from the previous week when 7,405 new claims were filed. The number remains up from the week ending March 14, 2020, when approximately 2,702 new claims were made.

The last time the number of new unemployment claims was in the 6,000 range was Dec. 5, when 6,886 new claims were filed. The week prior to that, 5,789 new claims were made in Tennessee.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for 3,500 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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