The easing of restrictions and gradual reopening of the economy in late spring and early summer after months of closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic, likely factored into an improving employment picture for Indiana in June.
Job gains in leisure and hospitality, manufacturing, private education and health services helped lower May’s unemployment rate in Indiana.
Economic experts suggest Indiana’s once-low unemployment rate is expected to jump significantly as a result of measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Indiana’s unemployment rate for November was 3.6 percent, according to the state’s department of workforce development. Indiana’s jobless rate has held at 3.5 percent since August. The state’s jobless rate was still below the national unemployment rate in November which was 3.7 percent. Indiana’s unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s unemployment rate in August was 3.5 percent, up from July which recorded a jobless rate of 3.4 percent. The state, citing Bureau of Labor Statistics data, said while Indiana’s jobless rate increased in August, it still ran lower than the nation’s unemployment rate for the month which was 3.9 percent. The monthly […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s unemployment rate in July was 3.4 percent, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development reported. July’s figure was up from June’s rate of 3.3 percent. The nation’s jobless rate in July was 3.9 percent, which was down from 4 percent in June. The state’s jobless rate has run below the national rate for […]
Indiana’s unemployment rate saw a slight increase from April to May. The latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, distributed June 18 by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, shows the state’s jobless rate in May, the latest data available, stood at 3.2 percent, up from 2.9 percent in April. The state’s jobless […]