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Applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available for those who were impacted by the severe weather that occurred on April 25, 2024 through May 9, 2024 in Carter, Hughes, Love, Murray, Okmulgee, Pontotoc, Osage and Washita counties. The deadline to submit a claim for DUA 4776 is July 1, 2024. Applications submitted after that date will be considered untimely unless the individual provides good cause for filing after the deadline. All individuals must file an unemployment insurance claim at https://oklahoma.gov/oesc/individuals. For more information or questions, individuals can call the Unemployment Service Center at 405-525-1500 or visit one of the OESC’s field offices.

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

Current Employment Statistics (CES) is a federal and state cooperative program that surveys about 147,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 634,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on non-farm payrolls for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 450 metropolitan areas and divisions.

The Labor Market Information (LMI) Unit at the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) provides these estimates for the State of Oklahoma and its four metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).

The interactive charts and tables below display both seasonally and non-seasonally adjusted CES data for Oklahoma and its MSA areas. Use the tabs along the top to explore. For more information, see the Tableau Guide.

Bureau of Labor Statistics State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings (SAE) Web Site
Data for all 50 states and other areas.

Oklahoma's CES Benchmarked Data 
Updated 3-30-2023.

2023 Oklahoma CES Benchmark Report (PDF)
Annual report detailing revisions made to the CES data as a result of the annual benchmarking process.

Monthly CES Report Schedule
View the Oklahoma State and Sub-State Employment and Unemployment report schedule.

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