North Dakota unemployment rate rises 50 percent in January
BISMARCK - More than 6,000 more North Dakota workers found themselves jobless in January as the unemployment rate increased 50 percent, according to a report released today by Job Service North Dakota.
The number of unemployed climbed to 18,256 in January, compared to 12,273 in December. The state's non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate increased to 5.1 percent from 3.4 percent a month earlier, said Maren Daley, executive director of Job Service North Dakota.
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