Tagged: unemployment

Arkansas' Jobless Rate Rises to 7.4 Percent in July

by Lance Turner 8/19/2013 09:00 am

Arkansas' jobless rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point from June to reach 7.4 percent in July, according to a report Monday from the state Department of Workforce Services.

Arkansas Jobless Rate Falls to 7.1 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2012 10:04 am

The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services said the drop is due to a declining civilian labor force that saw 2,700 fewer people.

Economy Adds 163K Jobs, Unemployment Rate at 8.3 Percent in July

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/3/2012 07:32 am

The U.S. economy added 163,000 jobs and the unemployment rate stands at 8.3 percent in July, according to a report Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.