"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.
aAn initial claim is a claim filed by an unemployed individual after a separation from an employer.
bA person who has already filed an initial claim and who has experienced a week of unemployment then files a continued claim toclaim benefits for
that week of unemployment.
Shaded areas indicate periods of economic downturn: 2015Q2-2016Q4 and 2020Q2-2021Q1.
Source: Unemployment Insurance (UI) statistics. Research & Planning, WY DWS.
Prepared by J. Cruz, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 5/18/22.