Minnesota’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than 13 years even though more than 5,000 jobs were lost in December.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development officials say the summer job outlook for teens is looking pretty good this year. DEED Jobs Analyst Oriane Casale says the unemployment rate for teens in Minnesota is down substantially from the last two years.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate remained at 4.7 percent in January, with employers adding 600 new jobs. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says Thursday that January’s figure was unchanged from the seasonally adjusted revised rate of 4.7 percent.
Unemployment rates rose in nearly all large U.S. cities in June as college graduates and many of those still in school began searching for jobs. The unemployment rate in Minneapolis was 5.1 percent, the lowest among the large cities.
A new report shows the unemployment rate for young adults in Minnesota is exceedingly high and is about twice the state overall average.
Wisconsin’s unemployment rate has dropped to 7.3 percent for September.
The state’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to 5.8 percent in September, a full two percentage points better than the national rate.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate remains a full two percentage points better than the national average.
Republicans are crying “foul” over new jobs numbers showing the unemployment rate dropping to 7.8 percent – the lowest rate since President Obama took office.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate has clocked in at a seasonally adjusted 5.8 percent for March, which remains well below the rate this time last year and the national average.
Minnesota’s economy is bouncing back as it added nearly 8,000 jobs in January.
Minnesota’s unemployment took another big drop in November to 5.9 percent, state officials calculated Thursday.
With the unemployment rate falling from 9 percent to 8.6 percent, the good news has many people wondering if things are finally looking up.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate continued its slow decrease in October.
Three Republican congressmen are due in Las Vegas to talk about improving federal job training programs in the state dealing with the highest unemployment rate in the nation.