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WAYNE COUNTY JOBLESS CLAIMS REMAIN HIGH

(Wayne County, IN)--Wayne County had another week of inflated jobless claims that have come with the release of stimulus money.  According to the state Thursday, another 400 people filed claims in the last week numbers were available.  That’s down significantly from the 763 jobless claims the week before, but still well above the 110 claims that the county had averaged before stimulus.  An identical spike was seen last year when stimulus money was released.  Then, jobless claim spiked from 92 one week to 719 the following week.

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