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An estimate of total unemployed persons by industry or occupation in a region. Lightcast uses LAUS as the basis of its unemployment data, which uses a definition of unemployment roughly equivalent to U3, the most widely used measure. Available by county for all 2-digit NAICS and 2-digit SOCs.

Source: LAUS, combined with CIU and Lightcast’s proprietary employment data.

Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE)

The Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees program provides benefits for eligible unemployed former civilian Federal employees. The program is administered by States as agents of the Federal government. This program is operated under the same terms and conditions that apply to regular State Unemployment Insurance. In general, the law of the State in which your last official duty station in Federal civilian service was located will be the State law that determines eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits.

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