Including Dallas County, initial unemployment claims for week ending May 30

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Initial unemployment claims in Dallas County top 6,000 mark.
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The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of May 24-30, 2020 including 232 claims in Dallas County.

According to the State Department of Labor, 21,335 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. 12,739 of those claims are COVID-19 related.

Industries with the most number of claims are: Industry Not Available (6,692), followed by Administrative and Support Services (2,170), Food Service and Drinking Places (1,743), and Transportation Equipment Manufacturing (1,598), General Merchandise Stores (556), and Education Services (509).

Jefferson County had largest number of claims with 3,307.