Average Duration of Unemployment

April 2, 2021 The average duration of unemployment continued to rise in March by 2.1 weeks to 29.7 weeks after having risen 1.6 weeks in February as many of the people that became unemployed earlier in 2020 remain unemployed. Stephen Slifer NumberNomics Charleston,...

Initial Unemployment Claims

April 1, 2021 Initial unemployment claims for the week of March 27 rose 61 thousand to 719 thousand after having declined 107 thousand in the previous week.  After reaching a peak of 6,867 thousand at the end of March of last year initial claims had been steadily...

ADP Employment

March 31, 2021 .As shown above the ADP survey shows an impressive correlation with the private sector portion of the payroll employment data to be released a couple of days later.  And well it should.  ADP, or Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is a provider of...