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Unemployment

Wyoming jobless rate unchanged over month

Wyoming jobless rate unchanged over month

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 percent in October.

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Wyoming jobless rate up slightly in September

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.7 percent in September.

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Wyoming maintains low unemployment through 1Q 2014

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate was well below the national average over the first three months of this year.

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Gazette opinion: How will Montana replace retiring workers?

Montana has much to celebrate on Labor Day 2014. The state's jobless rate is 4.6 percent, enviably low as many other states struggle to regain their pre-recession employment levels. Billings and Eastern Montana regions are basically at full employment.

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Bullock: Businesses creating jobs at 'record-breaking pace for our state'

Bullock: Businesses creating jobs at 'record-breaking pace for our state'

HELENA — Montana ranks fifth in the country for employment growth, but it faces slower growth in the future as many members of an aging workforce retire, state officials said Friday.

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Wyoming jobless rate up slightly to 4.4 percent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.4 percent in July.

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Montana unemployment up slightly to 4.6%

HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.6 percent in July.

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Wyoming unemployment rate at 4 percent in June

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate stood at 4 percent in June, down from 4.6 percent for the same month last year.

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State gets $5 million-plus job training grant

HELENA — Montana received a $5.125 million federal grant to help with job-training programs for long-term unemployed residents, two U.S. government agencies said Wednesday.

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Wyoming jobless rate rises slightly to 3.8 percent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.8 percent in May.

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Montana's unemployment rate falls to 4.6 percent

HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points to 4.6 percent in May.

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April unemployment in Wyoming at 3.7 percent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in April, from 4 percent in March.

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Montana unemployment rate falls below 5%

HELENA — Montana’s unemployment rate has fallen below 5 percent for the first time in more than five years.

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Montana unemployment rate holds at 5.1%

HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 percent in March as both the number of available jobs and the workforce increased.

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Wyoming unemployment lowest since 2008

Wyoming’s unemployment rate fell in February to its lowest level since December 2008, according to new numbers from the research and planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

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Montana unemployment falls to 5.1%

HELENA — Montana’s unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from January.

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Wyoming unemployment drops to 4.3 percent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's statewide unemployment rate fell slightly over the new year.

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Montana unemployment falls to 5.3%

HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in January, down one-tenth of a percentage point from December.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Expanded EITC would do more for poor than minimum wage hike

WASHINGTON — The great virtue of the Congressional Budget Office's recent report on the minimum wage is that it injects a much-needed dose of reality into the debate over job creation. The Obama administration and its congressional allies have taken the position that raising the minimum wage…

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Tina Sticka spends time each day searching for jobs online

Tina Sticka spends time each day searching for jobs online

Tina Sticka of Billings spends time each day searching for jobs online. She was laid off from her job at a telecommunications company and has struggled to land a new job with similar pay.

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