Idaho's October unemployment rate edges up to 2.9 percent

The labor-force participation rate over the year has increased by 0.8% compared to October 2016.

The U.S. unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent in October.

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The agency says the number of unemployed residents dropped by more than 5,000 since a year ago, while the number of employed residents rose over the same period by almost 8,000.

The 2.8 percent unemployment rate the state had for September was the lowest on record for Idaho dating back to 1976.

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Pennsylvania's civilian labor force was down 16,000 over the month to 6,399,000. Employment and unemployment were both down, as well. That remains 8,000 higher than last October. Private sector jobs also decreased by 1,700 since September. Jobs were down in eight of the 11 supersectors.

Job losses were reported in manufacturing (100); financial activities (300); trade, transportation and utilities (500); professional and business services (500); and educational and health services (600).

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For those who can't attend, the Courier will be showing live video of the parade from the newspaper office on Main Street. Women who served in the armed forces will be honored at this year's Veterans Day parade starting at 11 a.m.

Omaha's unemployment rate ticked to a near 20-year low, and Nebraska's is the lowest since 1999, according to a state Labor Department report. Six supersectors in the commonwealth added jobs over the year.

  • Kelly Blake