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Iowa unemployment increases slightly to 2.6% in August

Iowa's unemployment rate increased from 2.5% to 2.6% in August with 1,300 Iowans leaving the workforce. According to a survey of households, the most common...
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June unemployment drops to pre-pandemic rate of 2.6%

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped to 2.6% in June – marking the six straight month unemployment has decreased and signaling a return to pre-pandemic unemployment...
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Iowa’s unemployment rate declines to 3.5% in February

Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.5% in February, the second consecutive 0.2% decrease in as many months. The U.S. unemployment decreased to...

Iowa unemployment rate falls to 3.7% in January

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 3.7% in January from the revised December rate of 3.9%. The labor force participation rate increased slightly to...

Iowa’s unemployment rate falls to 3.7% in November

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in November, down from 3.9% in October and 3.9% one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate...

Iowa’s unemployment rate falls to 4.0% in September

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped to 4.0% in September, down from 4.1% in August and 4.7% one year ago, according to Iowa Workforce Development. The...
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Iowa’s unemployment rate increases to 4.1% in July

Iowa's unemployment rate increased slightly from 4% to 4.1% in July, although the number of working Iowans also rose steadily last month by more...

(Un)Hired Help: How today’s employees stack up

In the second part of this new six-part, members-only series on Iowa's workforce shortage, the CBJ explores the wants and needs of employers in...

(Un)Hired Help: How today’s employees stack up

In the second part of this new six-part, members-only series on Iowa's workforce shortage, the CBJ explores the wants and needs of employers in...

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