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In its monthly jobs report Friday, the Labor Department said the unemployment rate remained 5 percent in December for a third straight month. More Americans started looking for work and succeeded in finding jobs. Read more »

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“Iowa’s unemployment rate continued to trend down in February,” said Beth Townsend, director of Iowa Workforce Development. “While nonfarm employment decreased slightly this month, so too did the number of unemployed workers. Virtually all employment and labor force indicators continue to show improvement compared to last year.” Read more »

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A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding workers at the fastest pace in 17 years. Yet the strong job gains did little to raise wages last month. Read more »

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Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.5 per cent in August, but was down from the August 2013 rate of 4.7 per cent. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped slightly to 6.1 per cent in August compared to 6.2 percent in July.

“Iowa experienced gains in labor force, total employment and nonfarm employment in August,” said Teresa Wahlert, director of Iowa Workforce Development. “The state’s labor force participation rate also continued to trend up this month, as an increasing percentage of Iowans seek employment.” Read more »

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