Unemployment Rate Declines To 9.7 Percent

The monthly report on the nation's unemployment rate gave little reason to celebrate this morning even with a slight decline in the rate to 9.7 percent, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point.

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    11/21/2015 - 3:54 pm | View Link
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    The state lost 1,700 jobs in October and its unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percent to 3.7 percent. The national jobless rate last month was 5...
    11/21/2015 - 11:37 am | View Link
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    LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.1 percent ... Both were typical season declines.
    11/21/2015 - 5:32 am | View Link
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    11/20/2015 - 3:21 pm | View Link
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    11/20/2015 - 3:13 pm | View Link
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  • Coastal Georgia's unemployment rate declines to 5.6 percent in October
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    11/26/2015 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • Floyd's unemployment rate declines, Northwest Georgia's remains unchanged
    The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in Metro Rome — all of Floyd County — was 6.3 percent for October. That’s down two-tenths of a percentage point from 6.5 percent in September and nine-tenths from the 7.2 ...
    11/25/2015 - 9:04 pm | View Link
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    11/25/2015 - 7:58 am | View Link
  • Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Declines In October
    Over the past year, Oklahoma has lost 11,600 energy sector jobs, according to data released Friday by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. But the state’s jobless rate fell in October. Oklahoma’s unemployment rate declined to 4.3 percent, down ...
    11/23/2015 - 7:54 am | View Link
  • PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5.1% in October
    HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry has released its employment situation report for October. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point to 5.1 percent in October. Pennsylvania’s rate was ...
    11/22/2015 - 9:08 pm | View Link
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    11/29/2015 - 2:17 am | View Website
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