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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Nebraska Monthly Unemployment Rate Remains 3.8 Percent

  • The Nebraska Department of Labor announced today that Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for March is 3.8%, seasonally adjusted. The jobless rate is the same as the February rate and down 0.2% from the March 2012 rate.
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  • The Nebraska Department of Labor announced today that Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for March is 3.8%, seasonally adjusted. The jobless rate is the same as the February rate and down 0.2% from the March 2012 rate.
     
    “In addition to the state having a consistently low une
    mployment rate, the Nebraska
    labor force continues to
    grow and the number of unemployed Nebraskans with
    in the labor force continues to shrink,” said
    Commissioner of Labor Catherine D. Lang.
     
    Non-farm employment grew by ne
    arly 4,000 jobs since February 2013.
    The top three private sector
    industries showing the largest gains over the previous
    month were Leisure and Hospitality, Mining and
    Construction and Professional
    and Business Services.
     
    The seasonally-adjusted national unemployment rate in
    March was 7.6%, a decrease
    of 0.1% from February.
    The March 2012 national unemployment rate was 8.2%.
     
    April 2013 data will be published Friday, May 17.
     

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