Subscribe Register Login

Friday, August 22, 2014, 7:07 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Arkansas' unemployment rate falls to 6.9%

By ArkansasOnline

This article was published April 18, 2014 at 9:24 a.m.

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell to 6.9 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.1 percent in February, the state Department of Workforce Services said Friday.

The state's civilian labor force remained unchanged, as the addition of 2,400 workers offset the loss of 2,400 others, the department said.

"Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped below seven percent in March for the first time since January 2009.," Workforce Services spokesman Becky Heflin said in a statement. "This is the sixth consecutive month that Arkansas’ jobless rate has declined.”

Read tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.

Comments on: Arkansas' unemployment rate falls to 6.9%

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Dir. of admissio

    director of admissions and financial aidjob Summary:The Dire...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Frontdesk&lasertech

    medical office - 2 Openings: Front Desk & Laser Technician S...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Instructors

    The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), located in...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Pipe layer

    pipe layer Kajac’s Contractors in seeks utility construction...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Airport - lifting

    airport: immediate p/t Openings 4:30am- 7:30am Tues-Sat. Sta...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 840 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online