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Idaho Unemployment Drops
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 highest level in four years...
Idaho Unemployment Down
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 Down
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
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 of the service sector...
Long-Term Unemployment Benefits For Unemployed Idahoans To Expire Soon
Long-Term Unemployment Benefits For Unemployed Idahoans To Expire Soon
(AP) - The state Department of Labor says long-term unemployment benefits in Idaho will expire after Dec. 31, though some jobless workers will be cut off sooner depending on when they started receiving the federal assistance. Agency spokesman Bob Fick says the jobless benefits are being scaled back because Idaho's jobless rate is improving and a new federal law is phasing out emergency assistance