Cy-Fair Edition - May 2020

CYFAIR EDITION

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.

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More than 20,000

Harris County unemployment: 2019 vs. 2020 Who qualies for unemployment in Texas?

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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.

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4,208claims 10.5%of workforce

About 23%

How to le for unemployment

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2,391 claims 8.8%of workforce

3,496claims 8.9%of workforce

of these claims were ineligible for assistance.

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77065

When can Texas businesses begin to reopen?

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SOURCE: TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

1,907claims 9.2%of workforce

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Local business owner reactions

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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

67,399 Manufacturing

65,555 Construction

SOURCES: TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION, U.S. CENSUS BUREAUCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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