Alabama Unemployment Rate Down to Record Low - 3/12/18
some good news for the state of alabama overall, but bad news for our local counties. the state's unemployment rate, is down to a record low--3 point 7 percent. the governor's office, released the latest job figures today, showing the unemployment rate declined in january, from 3 point 8 percent. in our area, pickens county's jobless rate jumped, from 3 point 7 percent in december, to 4 point 7 percent. lamar county also saw a spike in its jobless figure, from 3 point 4 to a little over 4 percent. statewide, alabama's unemployment rate, is better than the u.s.'s, of 4.1 percent.
Undoing nearly all the progress made during President Donald Trump's first year in office, black unemployment spiked this month. This according to new numbers released Friday. In January’s jobs.. Source: Wochit News -