Department of Labor

6,100 Idahoans to be Without Unemployment Benefits
BOISE -- On the eve of Idaho's latest unemployment numbers, the Department of Labor has some bad news for thousands of Idahoans receiving unemployment benefits. KTVB-Tv reports by the end of the year 6,100 Idahoans who are receiving extended unemployment benefits will no longer get that money b…
Sugar Co. and Others Get Job Money
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than half a million dollars is going to three southern Idaho businesses to help train workers for new jobs. The Idaho Department of Labor announced Monday that High Desert Milk in Burley is getting up to $144,000 to train 20 workers for operations, laboratory work, saf…
Idaho Unemployment Payments Down
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's weekly unemployment payments have fallen below 10,000 for the first time since late November 2007. The Idaho Department of Labor says it made 9,645 unemployment payments last week, down over 400 from the previous week and down 4,000 from the same week a y…
Idaho Unemployment Down
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State officials say the number of unemployed workers in Idaho has dipped below 60,000 for the first time in nearly three years. Idaho's jobless rate fell to 7.7 percent in June and 59,000 workers counted as unemployed, or about 700 fewer than the previous month...