JOHN WOOD reports. Sourced from our our latest newsletter
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According to the latest figures published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), unemployment rate in the United States rose unexpectedly to 5.0 percent in March 2016, from 4.9 percent in February.
Unemployment decreased in 22 states between January and February, rose in 8 states, and remained unchanged in the remaining 20 states and in the District of Columbia.
The BLS observed that unemployment rates ranged from a low of 2.7% in New Hampshire and South Dakota to a high of 6.6% in Alaska. Ω