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Unemployment rate drops in Maryland, holds steady in Virginia

Unemployment rate drops in Maryland, holds steady in Virginia

Vermont's unemployment rate held at 3.1 percent in the month of May, according to the latest data from the state's Department of Labor.

- The Kansas economy lost 5,300 private-sector jobs in May as the size of the state's labor force continued to shrink, the Kansas Department of Labor reported Friday.

Iowa's May unemployment rate was 3.1 percent, unchanged from April, the Iowa Division of Labor said.

Chico It's been many moons of May since Butte County's unemployment rate has been this low, and the improving economic is to thank.

Statewide employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 1,035,008 in May, up 12,125 from a year ago and up 10,664 from April. The state unemployment rate is 3.7 percent. Construction employment grew by 3,400 jobs in May and Financial Activities employment expanded by 3,200 jobs.

"Manufacturing added 2,300 jobs this month to help ease some of the recent losses plaguing this sector", Kelly said.

However, Wisconsin's low unemployment rate is tracking with a national drop as well.

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was up slightly from April, marking the second monthly increase following four consecutive declines. The state's jobless rate has not been that low since December 2000. The strong areas of employment growth across the region continues to be restaurants and entertainment, with construction remaining strong.

MA has added 58,300 jobs over the last 12 months.

The U.S. unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percent in May to 4.3 percent, with employers nationwide adding 138,000 nonfarm payroll jobs.


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