High: 67º Low: 46º
High: 69º Low: 48º
High; 71º Low: 46º
April's Unemployment Rate Stays Steady
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.