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Friday, May 20, 2016

Arkansas unemployment rate falls to 3.9 percent

Posted By on Fri, May 20, 2016 at 9:14 AM

Arkansas's unemployment rate continues to fall to 3.9 percent in April against a revised 4.1 percent in March. The workforce increased by 2,860 people.

Our rate compares against a national rate of 5 percent. Both the size of the workforce in Arkansas, 1.3 million,  and the unemployment rate are records. The biggest job growth in individual sectors came in retail and restaurant jobs.



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