initial claims were processed during the month of March,
a decrease of 3,723 (-40.3%) from the previous month,
and a decrease of 1,038 (-15.8%) from a year ago. Of
the 5,517 initial claims processed this month, 394
(7.1%) were filed by customers who were not citizens of
3,607 monetary determinations issued in March, 453
(12.6%) were monetarily ineligible.
weeks claimed were processed during the month of March,
an increase of 7,167 (9.8%) from the previous month and
an increase of 8,559 (12.0%) from a year ago.
There were 73,507 payments made in March, which
resulted in payments totaling $24.8 million.
There were 5,699 (7.8%) partial payments issued
in March 2014 compared to 5,639 (8.5%) last year. The
average weekly benefit payment was $338.
The number of weekly benefit payments is
averaging 16.4 weeks per claim.
initial claims were processed for Workshare benefits
this month, an increase of 178 (269.7%) from the
previous month and an increase of 41 (20.2%) from March
2013. It is
estimated that 157 layoffs were averted this month as a
’s Workshare program.
and Final Claims
first payments and 1,657 final payments were issued in
March 2014. The
current exhaustion duration ratio is 41.2 percent.
1,605 non-monetary determinations were issued during the month of March 2014.
Of the 1,605 determinations, 1,043 (65.0%) were
separation issues and 562 (35.0%) were non-separation
were issued for 420 (40.3%) separation issues and 532
(94.7%) non-separation issues.
– 382 appeal decisions were processed with the Board
of Review in March 2014.
Of the 382 processed, 309 (80.9%) were filed by
UI applicants and 73 (19.1%) were filed by employers.
The Board upheld the director’s decision in
nearly two-thirds of the cases.