Wisconsin unemployment rate lowest since April 2000

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MA added just 200 jobs in March and the state's unemployment rate increased two tenths of a percentage point to 3.6 percent from 3.4 percent. The rate fell because almost a half-million more Americans reported finding jobs, the Labor Department said Friday, April 7, 2017.

China's official unemployment rate - which only accounts for urban, registered residents - has held around 4 per cent for years, despite a slowdown that has seen growth cool from the double-digits to quarter-century lows of under 7 per cent.

The state also lost 700 jobs in March, ending two consecutive months of job gains.

The agency says government, manufacturing and professional and business services enjoyed strong job growth last month.

The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget said Wednesday the rate fell from 5.3 percent in February and compared with a national March rate of 4.5 percent.

Washington employers added 10,700 nonfarm jobs in March.

Tennessee's unemployment rate is continuing to gradually decline.

Initial, or first-time, claims for unemployment assistance - a sign of fresh layoffs - were up by 712 to 25,019 in March across Georgia.

The mining and logging sector gained 100 jobs in March 2017. Over the year, Information added 1,200 (+1.3%) jobs.

But those employed in trade, transportation and utilities dropped by 800 to 241,300.

Other communities seeing an increase in job growth of 2.5 percent or higher were Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington; Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas; Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida.; and Tacoma-Lakewood, Washington.

Leisure and hospitality with 13,000 new jobs. Over the year, Leisure and Hospitality added 2,400 (+0.7%) jobs.



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