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Do you remember Idaho's unemployment rate just as the recession was being noticed? It was three percent.The National Bureau of Economic Research said the great recession started in December 2007 and ended in June 2009.Since those declarations, Idaho's unemployment rate climbed to its peak of 8.8 percent in August 2010. By August 2011 it had dropped to 8.4 percent, and by August 2012 it was down to 7 percent.00000176-d8fc-dce8-adff-faff71410001

Idaho Unemployment Applications On The Rise During Coronavirus Pandemic

Applications for unemployment insurance in Idaho are up thirteen hundred percent from just last week. Molly Wampler has more on how the Idaho Department of Labor is addressing this growing need.

 

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