Tag Archives: Labor Market

Idaho unemployment rate rises to 3% from 2021 | News

Idaho — Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 3% in August. In July, the seasonal unemployment rate was set at 2.8 percent. Now, for the first time since November 2021, Idaho’s unemployment rate was 3% in August, according to the Idaho Department of Labor. The labor force increased by …

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Emergency unemployment benefits offered after hurricane | Local news

ATLANTA — Workers in Lowndes, Cook and Glynn counties affected by Hurricane Idalia may be eligible for special unemployment benefits, the state’s labor commissioner said Friday. Those three counties were named by President Joe Biden in a federal disaster declaration earlier this week, making federal grants and loans available. Disaster …

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Job Market Says No Recession (Yet)

Reports of employment growth have recently been met with growing skepticism among economy watchers. Huge swings in the monthly reports and substantial revisions make it difficult to gauge conditions in the labor market. In December 2020, the government reported a decline in employment of 264,000. In January, a 494,000 increase. …

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