first_imgWeek Ending November 15, 2008There were 1,207 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, a decrease of 29 from the week before. Altogether 8,427 new and continuing claims were filed, 560 more than a week ago and 2,295 more than a year earlier. In addition, the Department processed 1,077 claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008, a decrease of 39 from last week.The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at:http://www.vtlmi.info/(link is external)Previously released Unemployment Weekly Reports and other UI reports can be found at:http://www.vtlmi.info/lmipub.htm#uc(link is external)last_img