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Ohio Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly In October

Ohio Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly In October

State officials say the unemployment rate was below the state average in three largest metro areas of ME, which are Portland-South Portland, Lewiston-Auburn and Bangor.

The Kansas Department of Labor said preliminary estimates showed that the private-sector employment market had lost 1,700 jobs since September and 4,700 jobs since October 2016.

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The October unemployment rate was four-tenths of a percentage point lower than the national rate of 4.1% reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state has picked up an estimated 69,000 jobs in the past 12 months. But she adds not all communities and regions of the state are benefiting equally from this growth. There were 19,600 more unemployed residents over the year compared to October 2016.

When it comes to jobless rates for the area, Emporia's unemployment figure is 2.9 percent and Lyon County's rate also is 2.9 percent. That's the lowest Lincoln rate since 2000, according to the Labor Department.

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The state's total unemployment rate dropped to 3.7% in October, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced.

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