Jobless Statistics



Minnesota employers added 600 jobs in January, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

The agency also released revised figures that show the state gained 12,661 more jobs than originally reported over the previous 21 months.

The upward revision put total employment in the state over 2.8 million in December for the first time in history.

The state unemployment rate in January was unchanged from the seasonally adjusted revised rate of 4.7 percent in December. The U.S. unemployment rate in January was 6.6 percent......
 

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