february 2020 alabama unemployment

Unemployment in Alabama: 2.7%, Before Coronavirus Hit

The Alabama Department of Labor has released unemployment numbers for February, before the coronavirus hit the state and led to many business closures and layoffs. The preliminary, seasonally adjusted February unemployment rate is unchanged at 2.7%, a record low, and well below February 2019’s rate of 3.5%. February’s rate represents 2,184,248 people with jobs, up 23,325 over the year. Wage…