Missouri unemployment

5:11 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Missouri unemployment unchanged last month

A decrease in jobless claims has led to the end of a Missouri extended benefits program.
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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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8:09 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Mo. payrolls, unemployment rates climb in March

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

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3:09 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Report shows declines in Mo. unemployment rate

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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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3:55 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Mo. unemployment rate topped 7 percent in July

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

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