VOLUME 11, ISSUE 9 MAY 19JUNE 15, 2020
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Cy-Fair unemployment claims rising
March 18-April 18 claims by ZIP code May 1 marked the start of Texas reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, but economy experts anticipate the number of unemployment claims will continue to rise.
More than 20,000
Harris County unemployment: 2019 vs. 2020 Who qualies for unemployment in Texas?
2,592 claims 8.9%of workforce
3,640claims 8.2%of workforce
Cy-Fair residents led initial claims for unemployment insurance benets from March 18-April 18, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.
4,208claims 10.5%of workforce
How to le for unemployment
2,391 claims 8.8%of workforce
3,496claims 8.9%of workforce
of these claims were ineligible for assistance.
When can Texas businesses begin to reopen?
SOURCE: TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
1,907claims 9.2%of workforce
Local business owner reactions
2,139claims 8%of workforce
Texas unemployment claims by industry
Across the state, every major industry is seeing job losses during the coronavirus pandemic. The data below shows the number of employees lost statewide in the most- aected job sectors from March 2-April 25.
= 10,000 jobs lost
252,574 Accommodation and food services
173,152 Retail trade
149,357 Health care and social assistance
110,977 Administrative and support, and waste management and remediation services
SOURCES: TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION, U.S. CENSUS BUREAUCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
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