Idaho Unemployment Rate Fell Under 8%


By Brittany Cooper

Boise, Idaho (KMVT-TV) The last time Idaho's unemployment rate fell under 8%, was more than two years ago.

But thanks to a strong month in March, the unemployment rate is 7.9%.

The State Department of Labor released the numbers Friday.

Idaho employers hired more than 13,500 workers last month.

Also, the labor force kept 779,100 workers as well, the eighth month in a row employment numbers have increased.

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