Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

Activities of the Unemployment Insurance Division,

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation


Activities May
2017
April
2017
May
2016
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Initial Claims 872 623 994 40.0% -12.3%
Weeks Claimed 5,604 8,997 6,421 -37.7% -12.7%
Amount of Benefit Payments $1,575,550 $2,280,912 $1,428,888 -30.9% 10.3%
Unemployment Trust Fund Balance $114,063,045 $102,375,429 $105,170,304 11.4% 8.5%

Source: Unemployment Insurance Division, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation.

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