An additional unemployment claim filed after a break in unemployment claims, which results from an intervening employment period within the benefit year. (AZ/DES/DESS/RA/EA) (Acronyms defined in Glossary)
The number of weeks compensated (unemployment benefits) for the year divided by that year’s number of first payments. The average duration is the average number of weeks for which unemployment insurance claimants collect benefits under regular state programs. As the labor market weakens, the average duration increases and as the labor market strengthens, the average duration declines, making this an important analytical tool. (USDOL)
- Average Benefits Per First Payment
Unemployment benefits paid for all weeks compensated divided by the number of first payments. (USDOL)
The number of weeks compensated (unemployment benefits) for the year divided by the number of first payments. (USDOL)
- Average Weekly Benefit Amount (AWBA)
Benefits Paid for Total Unemployment divided by Weeks Compensated for Total Unemployment. (USDOL)
- Average Hourly Earnings/Average Weekly Hours
The average total money earnings earned by production or non-supervisory workers for selected industries. The average number of hours worked by production or non-supervisory workers including overtime, paid vacation, and sick leave. The data is collected for the week including the 12th of the month.
Arizona Career Information System. A computerized career information delivery system with Arizona data, produced in collaboration with the Arizona Career Resource Network (AzCRN) and IntoCareers, a research center at the University of Oregon College of Education. Available at no charge in schools, One Stops, and adult employment programs throughout the state of Arizona. http://www.azcis.intocareers.org/
Arizona Career Resource Network. A state program funded by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) in the U.S. Department of Education to promote services and products that will improve career decision making among residents of the state of Arizona. http://www.azed.gov/
Average Hourly Earnings multiplied by Average Weekly Hours.