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Over 84000 Unemployment Insurance Claims Filed In Maryland Last Week

April 2nd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Department of Labor officials report that over 84,000 Marylanders have filed unemployment insurance claims last week alone.  In the week ending March 28, labor officials said 84,230 Maryland residents filed for unemployment with the Division of Unemployment Insurance. 

The most insurance claims were filed in Baltimore County followed by Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County.

The week prior, 42,334 residents filed for unemployment insurance, officials said.

In the U.S. in the week ending March 28, 6,648,000 filed for initial unemployment insurance claims, an increase of 3,341,000 the previous week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. 

6 Responses to “Over 84000 Unemployment Insurance Claims Filed In Maryland Last Week”

  1. April 02, 2020 at 11:04 am, mac said:

    I expect to read comments about the lazy people sitting at home and collecting the government dole.
    If the government forces people to stay home and away from work, which is a good thing, then they are obligated to provide those people the means to buy groceries and pay the electric bill.


  2. April 02, 2020 at 11:43 am, jim said:

    I am concerned about those who have been collecting unemployment or disability before the virus.Now they will get more money and stimulus check added to that. People who actually lost work as the result of the virus deserve it. The lazy wastes who have not worked for a while will not see much of a change in their lives because of COVID-19. They can vegetate at home and still make trips to Walmart and McDonald’s.


    • April 02, 2020 at 12:55 pm, LRH said:

      > Well said Jim.


      • April 02, 2020 at 1:28 pm, Ken said:

        > Why would you care about people who you wouldn’t want to work with anyway?

        Face it, if the military can’t find a job for 1/7th of our population, no company should want them either. It’s cheaper to pay them to stay out of the workforce that have complete idiots doing anything inside your company.


        • April 02, 2020 at 8:30 pm, FedUp said:

          > Lets hope the orange idiot and the incompetents that he put in charge of the delayed response that has allowed this to turn into this terrible mess gets his pink slip in november.


          • April 02, 2020 at 10:23 pm, Jay said:

            Doesn’t matter how many times David Dennison F’s up, misleads, or blatantly lies. He’s still got his 40-44% base of MAGA support. That’s more depressing than the pandemic.

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