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Aug 19, 2016

BLE News Release - August 19, 2016: Jobless Rate Up in 7 States, Down in 3; Payroll Jobs up in 15 States, Down in 1

Bureau of Labor Statistics

In July, unemployment rates were significantly higher in 7 states, lower in 3 states, and stable in 40 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 15 states, decreased in Kansas, and was essentially unchanged in 34 states and the District.

July jobless rates up in 7 states, down in 3; payroll jobs up in 15 states, down in 1