Published: Fri, December 29, 2017
Medicine | By Melba Vasquez

More Jobs, Lower Unemployment

More Jobs, Lower Unemployment

The county had a total labor force of 14,902 individuals employed in the county in the month of November.

"The overall local market conditions for Kootenai County are good".

While Chambers County saw a small increase the numbers still remained lower than last year's figures.

John Slenker, the Labor Department's regional economist in Buffalo, said the shrinking labor pool is making it harder for companies to find qualified workers, even though the pace of job growth locally has been subdued this year.

Richmond's unemployment rate in November 2017 dropped to 3.6-percent, "the lowest on record and possibly the lowest in history", according to Richmond Mayor Tom Butt.

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Unemployment in the Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights metro area, which fell to 4.8 percent in November from 5.3 percent the prior year, is the lowest it's been in roughly a decade, the IDES said. Mobile the states third largest city reported the highest rate which was reported at 4.6%.

"The economy remains strong in Tennessee, but we are not going to let up on our Drive to 55 to ensure our workforce is ready for the demands of employers in the years to come", Governor Haslam said.

One of those measures is the U-6 rate, which has a broader definition than the U-3 rate. On the Coast, 7,670 people were unemployed in November, which is 1,000 less than the 8,670 people unemployed in November 2016. Lee County, in far southeast Iowa, was the worst at 4.7 percent, though that was an improvement over a year ago.

Wyandot County and Hancock County had the lowest unemployment rate in the area, with 3.1 percent.

The rate dropped for three straight months before increasing during the summer. Professional and business services lost 110 jobs in November.

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Over the year, Idaho total nonfarm jobs increased 2.3 percent — 16,200 higher than 2016.

These seasonal industries normally lose jobs during the fall and winter months.

Hard-to-fill positions are those continuously posted for 90 days or more. Private education and health services employment rose by 110 jobs over the month, 60 of those in the health care and social assistance component, the remainder in private educational services.

The Oregon Employment Department plans to release the December county and metropolitan area unemployment rates on Tuesday, January 23 and the statewide unemployment rate and employment survey data for December on Wednesday, January 17. The number of claimants dropped 19 percent from a weekly average of 5,400 a year ago to 4,400.

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