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Marin unemployment rate 3.1 percent in June

Marin unemployment rate 3.1 percent in June”

The Department of Employment and Workforce said Friday that South Carolina's unemployment rate was 4 percent in June.

Despite the uptick, Marin's jobless rate in June was the second-lowest in the state. Numbers for June show the jobless rate for the Sacramento-Roseville-Arden-Arcade area was 4.8 percent.

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell for the third consecutive month to its lowest level since December 2000.

Last month's rate was up from May's rate of 4.1 percent. Jobs have grown by 0.9 percent since June 2016; meanwhile, jobs growth for the rest of the country is around 1.6 percent.

"The monthly payroll gain kept over-the-year job growth well below the national average in the first half of 2017".

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S Korea offers rare talks with North on tensions, family reunions
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An exciting future for Uber and Yandex
More than 35 million rides were performed in June between the two operations, collecting more than $130m in gross bookings. Uber says that for the foreseeable future, both the Uber and Yandex rider apps will continue to operate as normal.

"The unemployment rate increase and a decline in construction payroll are troublesome, but the trend of declining labor force is something we can not ignore", Illinois Department of Employment Security Director Jeff Mays said. IL jobs growth was concentrated in professional and business services (+5,600), leisure and hospitality (+4,600), and government (+1,400).

Employment in six Virginia industry sectors rose in June while falling in four segments and remaining unchanged in one, information.

Texas, California and Florida have added the most new jobs in the past year, continuing a trend that began at the depths of the recession. The rates in North Dakota (2.3 percent) and Tennessee (3.6 percent) set new series lows.

Three industry sectors posted job declines over the year, down a total of 12,600 jobs. That is down from 6.9 percent a year ago. Other elevated rates were 6.7 percent in Imperial Beach and 6.3 percent within El Cajon's city limits. That's down from 9.5 percent past year.



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