Latest Unemployment News

Wisconsin unemployment rate at lowest point in 15 years
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in 15 years. The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that the unemployment rate dropped to from 4.4 percent in April to 4.2 percent in May. That’s the …
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Maine unemployment up slightly
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s unemployment rate rose slightly in May to 3.5 percent. The state Department of Labor says the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was up from 3.4 percent in April. It is down from 4.5 percent a year ago.
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Shelby County Unemployment Dips to 4.4 Percent
Shelby County’s unemployment rate decreased again in May, coming in at 4.4 percent, according to preliminary figures from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. That’s a slight dip from April’s revised rate of 4.5 percent and was …

Tackling youth unemployment
Young people from South Yorkshire, struggling to find work, took part in a demanding local activity day, to boost their skills and confidence. The group, aged 18-24, are part of Doncaster’s Talent Match programme, which aims to tackle youth unemployment.
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