Unemployment Rate Rises in October

1 decade 3 years 6 months ago Friday, November 17 2006 Nov 17, 2006 Friday, November 17, 2006 3:38:55 PM CST November 17, 2006 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's unemployment rate rose in October, when about 10,000 fewer people had jobs. Missouri's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4% last month -- up from 5% the month before. Seasonally adjusted employment figures fell by 10,700 jobs from September to October. The state Department of Economic Development says temporary layoffs in the automobile industry helped pull that figure down. Manufacturing employment was down by 2,100 jobs. The trade, transportation and utilities sector was down by 2,900  jobs.

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