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Unemployment dips only slightly in MA, but that's a first for 2017

Unemployment dips only slightly in MA, but that's a first for 2017

"The movement in the jobless rate mirrored the trend seen at the national level", BLS Program Operations Manager Susan Price said in a news release.

Compared to August 2016, nonfarm payroll jobs in Arkansas rose 22,500. Eight of the state's 11 industry sectors shared the increase. DE had 1,000 more non-farm jobs in August than in July and has added 3,200 since this time past year.

Can Lyft pass Uber with $1B boost from Alphabet?
The services link drivers with riders through an app online and prices for rides are much less expensive than normal taxi fare. Ride hailing services have exploded on the scene the last couple of years with Uber and Lyft now the two largest in the U.S.

Idaho's nonfarm jobs have shown steady annual growth for almost eight years since the trough of the past recession in January 2010. As a result, job gains over the year stand at 6,000.

Over the year, Idaho's labor force statistics continue to reflect the state's robust economic growth. Indiana's total labor force is almost 3.34 million and the state had a 64.4 percent labor force participation rate. The biggest jump came in Wilmington which was up from 7.5 to 7.9 percent. It was down from 5.4 percent in August 2016. Health care jobs - physicians, surgeons, psychiatrists, occupational and physical therapists and support positions - accounted for 24 percent of all hard-to-fill jobs.

Minnesota August Unemployment Rate Up Slightly
But there was a decrease of 7,294 individuals in the state's labor force from July to August according to the news release. Minnesota has gained 49,695 jobs over the past 12 months, an increase of 1.7 percent compared to a 1.5 percent USA rate.

"Arkansas' unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point in August, as the number of employed and unemployed both rose slightly".

Year-over-year, there was an overall gain 265,100 jobs, a 1.6 percent increase. US employers added 156,000 jobs overall last month, and the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.4 percent, still near a 16-year low.

Brandin Cooks: Will Saints regret trading him to Patriots?
One thing Brady didn't lack on Thursday night was time to throw, whether to Cooks or another target. "They played really fast". Coincidentally, another solid-yet-unspectacular former No. 1 overall pick was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

Oregon, Arkansas and ME reported large job losses in August from the previous month.


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