Unemployment Rate Went Up For August In Missouri

Business Local News State News Thursday, September 17th, 2020

New numbers show the unemployment rate in Missouri went up in the month of August.

The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development says there were 12-hundred fewer jobs in August than in July.

Missouri’s unemployment rate of 7.0 was up a tenth of a percent from 6.9 in July.

The national unemployment rate for August was 8.4 percent.

Business Local News State News Thursday, September 17th, 2020

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