The number of people out of work continues to fall in Indiana.
Recovering jobs lost from the COVID-19 pandemic could take five years or more, according to a Ball State University economist.
Indiana’s jobless rate continued showing signs of improvement as more people returned to work following weeks off from pandemic-related shutdowns and reduced operations.
Indiana’s jobless rate dropped in August as more people returned to work across numerous industries after weeks off from pandemic fueled shutdowns and scaled back operations.
A total of 144 jobs spread across 27 small businesses across La Porte County were saved thanks to a state grant program and the La Porte County Action Fund.
More than 90% of recent Valparaiso University graduates have landed a job or enrolled in graduate school within nine months of graduation for the 27th straight year, according to the college.
Indiana started the year strong for employment in January.
The South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to connect people either seeking an internship or job with employers.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said in its review of state unemployment data for the past year said Indiana employment peaked in June with 2,750,700 Hoosiers working in the private sector.
Jobless rates in some parts of Indiana rose in November when compared to the same month a year ago and fell in others.