Over 104,000 Jobless Claims In Missouri For Week Ending 3/28

The Missouri Department of Labor & Industrial Relations’ Division of Employment Security reported over 104,000 initial unemployment claims for the week ending March 28th.  That’s an increase of nearly 147% over the previous week’s initial claims of over 42,000.  More than 89,000 of the 104,000 claims were COVID-19 related.