Unemployment down slightly again in ME in January

Unemployment in Albania drops

The unemployment rate for African-American women 20 and older fell to 6.2 percent in February compared with 6.6 percent in January, BLS reported.

Additionally, preliminary estimates for January 2018 show the trend continuing in New Jersey's job market, with a monthly total nonfarm job gain of 13,000, while the state's unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 percent.

Maryland's January unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, also unchanged from December, but down from 4.3 percent a year earlier.

The rate matches the December figure, which was initially posted at 3.7 percent but has since been revised upward. All together, 18 states had unemployment rates lower than the USA figure of 4.1 percent, while nine states and D.C. had higher rates, and 23 states had rates not much different from that of the nation.

The federal government spends the start of each year doing a deeper dive on each state's employment data. It takes only an hour's work to register a person as employed for the period covered by the unemployment report, which does not distinguish between part-timers and full-timers, or part-timers who could not find full time work, and those who work part-time by choice. The number of unemployed residents, at 2,300, remained flat compared with the prior year.

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The total looked a far cry when Shikha Pandey was dismissed in the 32nd over with the score reading 113 for seven. She was asked about the new central contracts where the elite women players stand to earn Rs 50 lakh per annum.

Overall, the area has stronger employment figures than it did at this time past year.

Some industry analysts rely on civilian labor force participation figures to gauge economy strength, but even those numbers may not be fully accurate, Parker said. Most of the hiring occurred in administrative and support services (+3,000), while management of companies decreased 1,300.

Industry sectors that recorded over-the-month job growth for January included: professional and business services (+5,800), trade, transportation, and utilities (+4,100), construction (+1,800), financial activities (+1,000), information (+500), and education and health services (+500).

Unemployment in Cass County continued to reach extraordinary lows in the first month of 2018, data released on Monday indicated.

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