Claims for Unemployment Benefits: 2007 to 2009
Posted on Wednesday, Jun 24, 2009
There has been a dramatic jump in claims for jobless benefits over the last two years in the Philadelphia region. Claims climbed 63 percent in the South Jersey counties of Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester, from 19,998 to 32,683. In Philadelphia and its suburbs, claims increased 133 percent, from 116,574 to 271,403.