Jobs report shows pause in August

Published On: September 16th, 20220.3 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

Minnesota’s unemployment rate ticked up one-tenth of a point to 1.9% in August.  DEED Commissioner Steve Grove:

“Minnesota took a pause in job growth in the month of August. We lost 3100 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis that’s down point 1% From July.”

Grove says job growth has been less consistent than usual coming out of the pandemic recession, however, the trend toward growth has remained strong.

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