Jobs are returning to businesses around the Lake area and across the state.

      06-18-2020 Parson May Jobs - 19th June 2020

Governor Mike Parson says the Department of Economic Development’s report for May showed seasonally adjusted employment increasing by close to 33-thousand jobs, but still down over 260-thousand jobs for the year.

The May unemployment rate was adjusted a tenth of a percentage point to 10.1 percent and the adjusted rate is three times higher than the record low 3-percent unemployment in July 2018.

The Missouri unemployment rate was 3.1 percent in May 2019.