Arkansas jobless rate unchanged in June - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Arkansas jobless rate unchanged in June

(Source: AP Graphics Bank) (Source: AP Graphics Bank)

Arkansas’s jobless rate did not change for the month of June. Labor force data shows the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June stayed at 3.8%, which is an all-time low first established in May.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics produced that data and released it Friday.

The June jobless rate for 2015 was 5.3%.

According to a report by Talk Business & Politics, there were 1,359,425 workers in Arkansas’s civilian labor force receiving paychecks or unemployment compensation in June.

That is 3,147 less than the month of May.

To read more about the job market in Arkansas and the nation, click here

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