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California Unemployment Claims Increase, State Accounts For 27% Of Claims In The Entire Country

Daily Democrat-

Unemployment claims marched higher in California last week, an indication that government efforts to gradually reopen closed business amid the coronavirus have failed to spark a now-feeble statewide economy.

Initial unemployment claims during the week that ended on Sept. 5 totaled 237,500 in California, up about 18,000 from the approximately 237,500 that filed unemployment claims in the week ending on Aug. 29.

California accounted for a jaw-dropping 27 percent of the unemployment claims filed in the entire country during the week that ended on Sept. 5 — even though the state has only 11 percent of the nation’s workforce.

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