Stream of jobless claims slows as business rebounds

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 04, 2020 9:39 AM CT

Tennessee reported 5,676 new unemployment claims from the Memphis area in week ending May 30, for total of 97,696 since COVID-19 began causing massive layoffs and business closings.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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