October 2009

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Labor Market Information


Wyoming Normalizeda Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Continued Claims

Continued claims declined by 7.8% compared to July but were 302.0% greater than in August last year. The over-the-month decline may suggest a resumption of continued claims’ normal seasonal pattern.


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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