Unemployment Filings Top 6.6 million for Week Ending March 28, 2020

Today the Department of Labor released stark new unemployment statistics: For the week ending March 28, 2020, a total of 6,648,000 unemployment claims were filed. This number represents an increase of 3,341,000 over last week’s numbers. Thus, during the past two weeks almost 10 million Americans have filed for unemployment.