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.
The latest report on job growth in the state of Minnesota shows lack thereof.
The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent in November, a seven-month high. A local expert was surprised.