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April's Unemployment Rate Stays Steady

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By Brandon Redmond

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) The April unemployment rate remained steady at 6.1%.

Idaho employers maintained hiring at normal levels in April, but another 1,300 people left the state labor force. That means the Gem State's unemployment rate remains steady at 6.1%.

April saw the fourth straight monthly decline in the state's labor force.

A combination of those working and those actively seeking work caused the laabor force to fall.

The total labor force is 771,000, the lowest level since October of 2011.


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