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STATE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE STEADY AT 3%

STATE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE STEADY AT 3%

The state unemployment rate remains at three-percent or less for the eighth straight month. 

The Department of Workforce Development released preliminary estimates for September showing the state added about 36-thousand private-sector jobs from September 2017 to September 2018.  There were about 23-thousand manufacturing jobs added over the same 12-month-period.   The record low for state unemployment was set in April at two-point-eight-percent.  

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