NEA Workforce analyzes local economy.

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The Northeast Arkansas Workforce is doing it's part to bring the unemployment numbers down throughout Region 8. Thursday, they met in Jonesboro to discuss the current economy, and how the area is faring in these tough times.

While the recession has affected many bottom lines, Chairman Dean Inman says they're working to create a better future for everyone. "As a group that helps employers and job seekers, and we hope that we're a place that they come and really get that help."