The unemployment rate was 4 percent a year ago. The national unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point in August to 4.4 percent.
Nebraska nonfarm employment in August was up more than 15,000 over the year and almost 900 over the month, the report said.
The unemployment rate in Arkansas increased slightly in August, the Department of Workforce Services said Friday. WBAL reports that according to preliminary data, the state tacked on 14,200 jobs in August. He took over the state in midst of the recession in 2010 when the unemployment rate was 9.8 percent.
The agency said the rate in August was 3.5 percent, up from 3.4 percent a month earlier.
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But the decrease has less to do with more jobs in the area than it does with less people looking for work.
Idaho's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in 10 years in August, dropping to 2.9 percent. That's its highest rate since April - though it's still better than the national average and all neighboring states. The largest increase was a gain of 2,100 leisure & hospitality jobs, pushing the supersector to a new record high for the third consecutive month.
The increase comes from significant private sector job loss - 4,900 positions last month. The largest over the month declines were in leisure and hospitality, and information.
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