12/22/2020

Media Advisory

Employment Security Department
Media contact:  media@esd.wa.gov

Media Advisory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 22, 2020

Weekly initial claims press release for week of December 13 - 19 will be published on Wednesday December 23 at 10am instead of the usual Thursday morning release

OLYMPIA – Due to the Christmas holiday, the U.S. Department of Labor will publish their weekly initial unemployment claims numbers for the week of December 13 - 19 one day early on Wednesday December 23 instead of the usual Thursday publication.

As a result, the Washington State Employment Security Department will publish its weekly initial unemployment claims press release for the week of December 13 - 19 on Wednesday December 23 at 10am instead of the usual Thursday morning release.