Nebraska unemployment claims spike to more than 24,500
The state saw 24,572 claims, up nearly 9,000 from prior week.
Unemployment claims spiked once again in Nebraska, following a national trend amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state saw 24,572 claims, up nearly 9,000 from prior week, according to a Department of Labor report.
Nationwide, more than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier, according to the Associated Press.