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January Unemployment Held Steady at 3%
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the Gem state has stayed steady at 3% for January. According to the Idaho Department of Labor, it is the fifth consecutive month at that rate. Nonfarm jobs went up by 500 in January to 728,600.
Idaho Unemployment Rate Drops Below 4%
Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Above average employer payrolls and a declining labor force drove Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate below 4 percent last month for the first time since early 2008.
Idaho Unemployment Drops
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a percentage point to 7.1 percent in September, in part because more people are leaving the workforce. The Department of Labor said Friday that 720,600 people were employed in September — the high…
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…
Idaho Unemployment Down
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State officials report Idaho's unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in three years in July, falling to 7.5 percent. The Department of Labor released the new numbers Friday, saying Idaho was one of only two states to post a declining jobless rate last month...
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...
Unemployment Up Just a Hair
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The state Department of Labor says Idaho's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose a tenth of a percentage point to 7.8 percent in May, ending a string of nine straight monthly declines. The agency says more people entered the job market while hiring slowed in much …

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