Missouri unemployment

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The number of Missouri's employed has reached a record high.

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A Missouri judge has ruled against a challenge to the state Senate's vote overriding Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of measure that could reduce the number of weeks residents can collect unemployment benefits.

Missouri Unemployment Rate Hits Eight Year Low

Oct 15, 2015
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Missouri’s unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, its lowest rate since August 2007. The Department of Economic Development, released a jobs report Wednesday that detailed the 0.3 percent unemployment drop over the last month.

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Missouri's unemployment rate increased slightly to 5.7 percent last month while the economy lost several thousand jobs.

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  Missouri representatives are closer to limiting the length of jobless benefits to as few as 13 weeks, based on the overall rate of unemployment in the state.

The Missouri House gave initial approval to a measure linking weeks of benefits for fired employees to the state's unemployment rate Tuesday.

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A new report says Missouri's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.6 percent last month while employers expanded payrolls by a net of 3,700 jobs.

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Missouri's unemployment rate increased in March, though the size of payrolls also grew.

Report shows declines in Mo. unemployment rate

Nov 19, 2013
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Newly released figures show Missouri's unemployment rate declined in September and October and now stands at 6.5 percent.

The state Department of Economic Development released employment figures Tuesday. The two months were combined in the same report because of the partial federal government shutdown in October.

Payrolls in September declined by 5,500 jobs, including a drop of 3,700 jobs in the leisure and hospitality sector. Trade, transportation and utilities increased by 3,300 jobs.

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Missouri's unemployment rate is back above 7 percent for the first time in a year.