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 April
2017
March
2017
April
2016
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Initial Claims 623 793 810 -21.4% -23.1%
Weeks Claimed 8,997 13,873 7,819 -35.1% 15.1%
Amount of Benefit Payments $2,280,912 $4,063,291 $1,903,090 -43.9% 19.9%
Unemployment Trust Fund Balance $102,375,429 $102,056,191 $94,093,066 0.3% 8.8%

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

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