aAn average month is considered 4.33 weeks. If a month has four weeks, the normalization factor is 1.0825. If the month has five weeks, the normalization factor is 0.866. The number of raw claims is multiplied by the normalization factor to achieve the normalized claims counts.
Source: Unemployement Insurance Claims Data. Research & Planning, Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.
Prepared by P. Manning and C. McGrath, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 1/8/18.