Iowa unemployment rate drops to 3 percent, lowest since 2001

In October 2016, the island's rate of unemployment stood at 3.6 percent.

Omaha's unemployment rate ticked to a near 20-year low, and Nebraska's is the lowest since 1999, according to a state Labor Department report.

Colorado employers added 1,400 nonfarm jobs to their payrolls in October - a slower rate than in recent months - and the unemployment rate inched up two-tenths of a percentage point to 2.7 percent as more people sought jobs.

She says apprenticeships have helped millions of people develop skills needed for good jobs.

Unemployment fell for the sixth straight month in Louisiana, but payrolls moved in the wrong direction in October.

Maine unemployment dips to 3.5% in October
State's Oct. unemployment rate record low 3.6%; Cullman Co. at 3%

In Lincoln, unemployment clocked in at 2.1 percent in October, down from 2.3 percent in September and from 2.8 percent last October.

The labour force declined by about 4,900, from 3.965m in July to September to 3.960m in August to October 2017, according to China News.

Shelby County in metro Birmingham has the state's lowest jobless rate at 2.6 percent, and Wilcox County in western Alabama is highest at 8.9 percent. Private sector jobs decreased by 1,700 from the previous month.

Job losses were reported in manufacturing (100); financial activities (300); trade, transportation and utilities (500); professional and business services (500); and educational and health services (600).

Government employment, at 772,600, increased by 3,300 positions.

Ohio Dems Condemn Gov. Candidate for Boasting of Sexual Escapades
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Russian Federation and U.S. at odds over keeping Syria chemical experts
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Sparing deserter Bergdahl prison time 'complete and total disgrace', says Trump
The 31-year-old, from Hailey, Idaho, was brought home by Mr Obama in 2014 in a swap for five Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. Bergdahl previously pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy and faced a potential life sentence in prison.


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