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Alabama jobless rate drops to 3.6 percent

December 18 2017, 02:49 | Alonzo Simpson

Maine unemployment dips to 3.5% in October

Slight rise in Idaho unemployment for October

The unemployment rate in Grand Island edged up a tenth of a percent to 2.4% last month.

- The Kansas unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 3.6 percent in October, the lowest rate recorded since 2000, although there was little measurable change in the state's overall labor market.

Unemployment remains historically low in ME, with the rate at or below 4 percent for 25 consecutive months, officials say. Louisiana's unemployment rate was 6.1% a year ago.

She says apprenticeships have helped millions of people develop skills needed for good jobs.

That's according to the latest monthly report on the state's jobs picture from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, released today.

Also, for the first time in years, Louisiana's unemployment rate doesn't rank among the 10 worst states.

The number of workers unemployed in OH in October was 296,000, down 9,000 from 305,000 in September, according to the state data.

Pennsylvania's nonfarm jobs count was down 4,300 from September's record high level to 5,973,800 in October. Those gains exceeded losses in the information sector. Employment and unemployment were both down, as well.



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