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BEND, OR -- The initial claims for unemployment benefits as of last week have been released, and of course, the news is not good. State Economist Damon Runberg says initial claims for unemployment benefits at the week ending March 28th were 92-thousand-700, which represents a 21-per cent increase from the week ending March 21st. One-third of the claims came from people who lost jobs at hotels, restaurants, bars and other service jobs. Runberg says the second highest number of claims came from healthcare and social services workers.

 

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