Idaho’s Jobless Rate Dips Below 8 Percent

Apr 20, 2012

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March dropped below 8 percent to 7.9 percent. The Idaho Department of Labor reports that’s the first time the state’s jobless rate has dipped below 8 percent in more than two years.  Still, almost 62,000 Idahoans are out of work.

The data show Idaho’s jobless rate has been on the decline for eight straight months.  Continue reading...