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18 November 2017, 12:53 | Lionel James
Vermont October jobless rate stays at 2.9 percent
Total nonfarm jobs in Pennsylvania were up 1.1 percent from October 2016, while jobs in the United States were up 1.4 percent.
"The low unemployment rate and job gains are indicators of the ongoing strength of the economy in MA".
The agency says the number of unemployed residents dropped by more than 5,000 since a year ago, while the number of employed residents rose over the same period by almost 8,000.
Last month's rate is well below the state's October 2016 rate of 6.1 percent.
Month over month, the Boise, Idaho Falls and Pocatello areas have exceeded seasonal expectations, with a collective increase of 1,600 jobs, while the Lewiston and Coeur d'Alene areas saw no change, labor officials said.
State's Oct. unemployment rate record low 3.6%; Cullman Co. at 3%
Nebraska continues to far outpace the U.S as a whole.
Alabama's unemployment rate has dropped to a record low 3.6 percent.
The 2.8 percent unemployment rate the state had for September was the lowest on record for Idaho dating back to 1976.
October's state rate was down 0.1 percentage points from September; it also was down from the 3.3 percent reported last October. The city figures aren't seasonally adjusted.
Employment in the Lincoln area was a 177,530 in October, up almost 2,700 over October 2016. That's the lowest Lincoln rate since 2000, according to the Labor Department.
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