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    Initial claims

    US Department of Labor
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    NW, Washington, DC 20210
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    U.S Labor Department report of initial state jobless benefit claims.

    Unemployment insurance data for regular state programs.

    Initial claims - Any notice of unemployment filed: (1) to request a determination of entitlement to and eligibility for compensation or (2) to begin a second or subsequent period of eligibility within a benefit year or period of eligibility.