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Arkansas Jobless Rate Down to 5.8 Percent in November

by Mark Carter 12/19/2014 9:38 am

The unemployment Rate in Arkansas fell to 5.8 percent in November, down from 6.1 percent in October. The 5.8 jobless rate matches the U.S. rate, which remained stable between October and November.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Falls to 6 Percent in October

by Lance Turner and Lee Hogan 11/21/2014 10:06 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell from September to October, dropping two-tenths of a percentage point to 6 percent, according to a report from the state Department of Workforce Services.

Mike Nelson Disputes His Firm's Debts to State Workforce Services

by Marty Cook 11/10/2014 12:00 am

The Great Recession was very bad for Mike Nelson. His Jonesboro business, Nelson Design Group, sells home designs to builders and homebuyers, and revenue that reached $4 million in 2006 was down to $1 million by 2008.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.2 Percent in September

by Lee Hogan 10/21/2014 9:25 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point from August to 6.2 percent in September, according to data released by the state Department of Workforce Services on Tuesday.

Arkansas' Unemployment Rate Up to 6.3 Percent in August

by Lee Hogan 9/19/2014 10:09 am

For the first time in 10 months, and the first time this year, Arkansas' unemployment rate increased from the previous month.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate at 6.2 Percent in July

by Lee Hogan 8/18/2014 9:03 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in July, down one-tenth of a percentage point from June, according to a report released Monday by the state Department of Workforce Services.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.3 Percent in January

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 9:40 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point from December to 7.3 percent in January, according to the state Department of Workforce Services.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 7.5 Percent

by Lance Turner 12/20/2013 9:28 am

Arkansas' November unemployment rate was 7.5 percent, unchanged from October, according to a report from the state Department of Workforce Services.