Friday, August 17, 2012

Unemployment Rises In 44 States

Unemployment worsened in most states last month.

While the July unemployment figure rose a tenth of a point from June to 8.3 percent, the government says 44 states saw their jobless rates increase. 

These include Nevada, which continues to have the highest jobless rate in the nation, at 12 percent. But when compared to a year ago, the same number of states, 44, have lower unemployment, and even Nevada is in this group.One year ago, the jobless rate in Nevada was 13.8 percent. 

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