Hancock jobless rate falls in November

Hancock jobless rate falls in November

Hancock jobless rate falls in November

With that many counties having higher unemployment rates than York's, that means this region has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state.

Overall, the 0.3 percentage point increase over the county's October jobless rate was statistically insignificant, and the general growth in employment over the previous year is continuing, according to regional economist Scott Bailey.

Posting 3.1 percent jobless rates in November besides Hancock County were Wyandot, Auglaize and DE counties.

With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Indiana's unemployment rate now has been below the USA rate for more than four full years.

Cowlitz County's unemployment rate crept up in November despite an overall increase in the number of jobs.

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In November, Texas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, setting a new record for the lowest unemployment rate recorded in four decades.

"Continued momentum in Idahos labor market throughout 2017 pushed the states labor force up 15,270 (1.9 percent), total employed up by 21,295 (2.7 percent), while the number of unemployed persons dropped by 6,025 (20 percent) from November 2016", the report states.

Month over month, the Boise Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) nonfarm payroll employment increased by 700 jobs while Pocatello MSA declined by 200 jobs. "Those went up more than employment went up, so that pushes up the unemployment rate", Bailey said. Much of the job growth over the past year was in manufacturing (+150 jobs) and leisure and hospitality (+60 jobs). "And we're keeping our focus on creating a business-friendly environment that will continue to attract jobs and make Tennessee the No. 1 state in the Southeast for high quality jobs".

Louisiana's mining and logging sector includes the oil and gas industry and it has added 400 jobs, considered the first year-over-year increase since 2014 when the price of oil began to decline.

In November there were 18,945 online job openings in Idaho compared with 22,215 in November 2016. Losses were partially offset by a gain in the Construction (4,900) sector. Other services gained 500 jobs, according to federal estimates.

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