Turkey's unemployment rate at 10.9 percent in 2017

Turkey's unemployment rate at 10.9 percent in 2017

Turkey's unemployment rate at 10.9 percent in 2017

A jobs report released Friday says Ohio's jobless rate fell to 4.5 percent in February. Compared to a year ago, eight of the 11 major industry divisions experienced employment gains, while the remaining three experienced losses.

Despite the state's low unemployment rate, Labor Commissioner John H. Albin said there are almost 55,000 job openings listed on the Labor Department's website. The number of people with jobs increased by 500 and stood at about 1.6 million.

Professional business services led the month's growth, adding more than 5,300 jobs, the new data show. IL gained 7,300 jobs in government, 5,900 in trade, transportation and utilities, and 5,500 in professional and business services. The private service-providing sector added 28,000 jobs.

Job-creation in Wisconsin, however, has lagged the national average for more than six years.

Labor Force - The U.S. labor force participation rate increased by 0.3 of a percentage point over the month to 63 percent. The preliminary March 2018 and revised February 2018 unemployment rate, labor force and job estimates for MA will be released on Friday, April 20, 2018. The information sector, which includes motion picture/sound recording, posted the largest year-over-year job drop, shedding a net 15,700 jobs. The place of work data is a monthly survey of about 5,500 employers in the state.

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The jobless reading after seasonal adjustments last month gained 0.02 percentage points to 3.7 percent. "Last year had the weakest job growth of any year since the end of the Great Recession". The U.S. growth rate during that period was 1.7 percent. "The first two months of 2018 are a welcome departure from these trends".

These are the latest job figures, from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

Walden said the current stagnant pattern - the rate has been between 4.4 percent and 4.8 percent the past 12 months - "reflects the labor force rising at the same rate as employment is rising".

Virginia's employment rate hasn't been this low since April 2008.

However, those listed as unemployed from January to February were at 289, compared with a 4,236 increase in the employed ranks.

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