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November 6, 2017
Analysis: There's no reason unemployment can't go under 4 percent
The Federal Reserve has ones of the best problems it could right now: Inflation isn't supposed to be this low when unemployment is this low as well. It's pretty simple. When almost everyone who wants a job has one, companies have to compete over workers by offering them higher pay....
November 6, 2017 - 11:59am
October 20, 2017
Workforce war: Mitchell makes progress in attracting workers as businesses expand
South Dakota was one of the nation's first states met with a limited labor supply, but those early issues may lead to even earlier solutions....
October 20, 2017 - 9:19am
August 17, 2017
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
It's been a while since we've heard optimism about the economy. The unemployment rate is hovering around 4 percent. The economy is consistently...
August 17, 2017 - 10:00am
May 19, 2017
Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 states
WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid hiring nationwide led unemployment rates to touch record lows in three U.S. states last month. Unemployment rates...
May 19, 2017 - 11:33am
April 21, 2017
Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell to record lows in four U.S. states in March after months of steady job creation nationwide. Unemployment rates fell in 17 states in March and were mostly unchanged in 33, the Labor Department said Friday. Employers added a significant...
April 21, 2017 - 10:57am
February 23, 2017
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but the four-week average of such claims, considered...
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
May 9, 2016
When will unemployment trust fund have enough money for next trouble?
PIERRE—Employers in South Dakota could save money in the years ahead, if the Legislature caps the state's unemployment insurance fund. State Labor Secretary Marcia Hultman opened discussions on the topic Monday with members of the state's Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council....
May 9, 2016 - 5:27pm
January 29, 2016
Study: Davison County needs more workers
Davison County needs more people. That's one of the major takeaways of a recent workforce survey by the Mitchell Area Development Corporation. Hiring difficulties, led by a low number of applicants and a lack of qualified applicants, are among the biggest challenges facing employers...
January 29, 2016 - 5:39pm
December 18, 2015
Unemployment rates fall in 27 US states amid broad hiring; SD third-lowest in nation
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in more than half of U.S. states in November as employers stepped up hiring. The Labor Department said Friday that jobless rates fell in 27 states, rose in 11, and were unchanged in 12 states. Employers added jobs in 35 states, while employment...
December 18, 2015 - 11:50am
October 1, 2015
Low unemployment burdens county labor supply
Unemployment in the greater Mitchell area is too low. According to Jacki Miskimins, regional workforce coordinator for the Mitchell Area Development...
October 1, 2015 - 8:53am
June 30, 2015
South Dakota receiving funding for unemployment services
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota is receiving more than $260,000 from the federal government to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments for those who receive unemployment benefits. The funding from the U.S. Department of Labor aims to help the newly unemployed reduce...
June 30, 2015 - 2:05pm
November 18, 2014
DAUGAARD: Live, and love, to work
In South Dakota our unemployment rate is only 3.8 percent. That's very low compared to the national rate of 6.3 percent, and about half of the rates in California and Illinois. Worse yet, nearly 30 metropolitan areas have unemployment rates of over 10 percent. South Dakota's low...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
October 16, 2014
Unemployment benefits scam targeting SD residents
PIERRE (AP) — An unemployment insurance benefit scam is targeting South Dakota residents. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the scammer is filing online unemployment benefits with the state's Department of Labor and Regulation using accurate personal information...
October 16, 2014 - 12:12pm
SD gets $1.2M to improve unemployment insurance programs
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota has received more than $1.2 million from the U.S.
September 16, 2014 - 7:18am
July 10, 2014
Report: Dakotas have low unemployment rates for mental health service recipients
ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Dakotas have among the lowest unemployment rates for residents receiving public mental health services in the nation.
July 10, 2014 - 10:31pm