AL Unemployment Drops to 5.7%

AL Unemployment Drops to 5.7%
MONTGOMERY, AL (AP)-Alabama’s unemployment rate is on the decline. A statement issued Friday by the governor’s office says Alabama’s July unemployment rate was 5.7 percent, down three-tenths of a percent from June. It’s also below the jobless rate …
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Unemployment Rate
What it means: Posted monthly based on a survey of households by the Census Bureau for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this measures the percentage of the labor force that is currently without work, but seeking employment. How it’s used: The unemployment …
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Mike’s Financial Pocket: 5 Reasons Why Unemployment Benefits Should Not Be Extended
The new crusade by President Obama is an extension of the recently-expired unemployment benefits — which is somewhat ironic, because the “unemployment rate” is expected by some to drop below 7% for the first time in over five years on Friday, when …