Minnesota Unemployment Rates Encouraging
Regardless of the pace, it's better to be heading in the right direction than the wrong one, and recent Minnesota unemployment rates are encouraging.
According to KBJR-TV, the Minnesota unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 5.2% in June, reaching its lowest point since May 2008, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
State employers added 400 jobs in June. A 2,500 increase in private sector hiring was offset by a 2,100 loss in government employment.