April 2010

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Labor Market Information


Wyoming Normalizeda Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims

Statewide initial claims declined by 15.2% compared to the same month last year. Over-the-year claims were substantially lower in several industries, especially natural resources & mining.


a An 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.




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