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Bureau of Labor Statistics | State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) News Release on March on March 23,2018.

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Economic News Release FONT SIZE: LAU SAE SHARE ON: State Employment and Unemployment Summary For release 10:00 a.m. (EDT) Friday, March 23, 2018 USDL-18-0454 Technical information: Employment: (202) 691-6559 * sminfo@bls.gov * www.bls.gov/sae Unemployment: (202) 691-6392 * lausinfo@bls.gov * www.bls.gov/lau Media contact: (202) 691-5902 * PressOffice@bls.gov STATE EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- FEBRUARY 2018 Unemployment rates were lower in February in 7 states and stable in 43 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Fifteen states had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier and 35 states and the District had little or no change. The national unemployment rate was unchanged from January at 4.1 percent but