Friday, September 28, 2007

Hawaii’s Jobless Rate Up Last Month

According to Biz Journals, last month Hawaii has a jobless rate of 2.6%. The rate is one of the lowest in the nation, but it’s up from only 2.3% one year ago. The increase has prompted the Labor Department to include Hawaii among the states with "statistically significant" changes in the jobs picture. Nationally, the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent.

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