Initial Unemployment Claims in Florida 2012-06-03 to 2012-06-09
Florida's initial claims for unemployment insurance rose for the second week in a row in the week ending June 9, this time my more than 2,600. This is the highest initial claims have reached in a single week since July 2011. Moreover, this is the second consecutive weeks of the initial claims figure coming in above the four-week moving average, which rose to 16,278. Finally, Florida's continued claims rose to 134,626 in the same week, bringing the insured unemployment rate up to 1.91%.