Idaho sees continued decline in unemployment benefits
The total number of unemployment benefits paid out to Idahoans due to coronavirus has totaled to $889.5 million
BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - Idaho has kept up its decline in continued unemployment claims for the 23rd consecutive week.
The number of continued claims, or those who requested unemployment insurance benefit — has declined by 8% for the week ending on Oct. 10 to 8,386.
The department paid out $6.3 million in claims during the week ending Oct. 10, down from $7.1 million for week ending Oct 3.
The total number of unemployment benefits paid out to Idahoans due to coronavirus has totaled to $889.5 million as of Thursday.
Learn more about Idaho weekly claims at https://lmi.idaho.gov/ui-weekly-claims.
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