Arkansas unemployment rate jumps to 3.6% in October

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Data from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the unemployment rate in Arkansas increased last month.

    Agency officials said the state’s unemployment rate jumped one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.6% in October.

    Data shows that the state’s civilian labor force dropped by 489. This resulted in 1,589 fewer employed Arkansans and 1,100 more unemployed state residents.

    The whole article can be read at ozarksfirst.com.

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