Indiana jobless claims surged to 120,000 last week

first_img Previous articleMichigan reports more than 1700 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday; 78 additional deathsNext articleACLU: Indiana virus directive should not restrict abortions Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications. Pinterest CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews By Associated Press – April 2, 2020 0 181 Pinterest Twitter Indiana jobless claims surged to 120,000 last week WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook Google+ “3D Employment Graph” by Chris Potter, CC BY-SA 2.0 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The state reports initial unemployment insurance claims surged to 120,331 in Indiana last week.The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports the new claims released Tuesday by the  Indiana Department of Workforce Development represent a more than 50-fold increase from just 2,312 two weeks ago.More than one in 20 Hoosier workers have lost their jobs since the coronavirus pandemic idled restaurants, bars, and other businesses.Gov. Eric Holcomb has told non-essential workplaces to close and ordered Hoosiers to stay at home from March 24 through April 7 except to buy food, obtain health care or perform other essential tasks. Google+ Twitter Facebooklast_img

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