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June Jobless Claims in MD Nearly 200,000

July 8th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

There were 56,126 new unemployment claims filed in Maryland for the last week of June, bringing the total of new unemployment claims filed in the month to nearly 200,000- and while there have been improvements in the system- complaints continue. Over 96% of Unemployment Insurance Claims Now Processed. Of the 624,978 complete claims received from March 9 to June 27, 601,208 (96.2%) have been processed with 492,789 (78.8%) receiving benefit payments and 108,419 (17.3%) being denied benefits for not meeting state and federal program requirements.  U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, says despite the incremental improvements- nationally the state ranks near the bottom in procession claims in a timely manner…


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