Office of Unemployment Insurance
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UI Weekly Claims
|EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION||USDL14-356-NAT|
|Program Contacts:||TRANSMISSION OF MATERIAL IN THIS|
|Tom Stengle (202) 693-2991||RELEASE IS EMBARGOED UNTIL|
|Tony Sznoluch (202) 693-3176||8:30 A.M. (Eastern), Thursday|
|Media Contact: (202) 693-4676||March 6, 2014|
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED DATA
In the week ending March 1, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 323,000, a decrease of 26,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 349,000. The 4-week moving average was 336,500, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's revised average of 338,500.
Below is a summary of recent changes to State EUC08 Trigger Status tied to Federal Law.
Changes in State Eligibility
Under current law, the last payable week in the EUC program ended December 28, 2013. No additional EUC notices shall be forthcoming unless Congress takes action to extend the program.