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Alabama Unemployment Rate Remains at Record Low of 2.7%

Alabama’s unemployment rate is unchanged at a record-low 2.7%, well below the jobless level from a year ago. In a release issued by the Alabama Department of Labor on Friday, it says the December rate matched the November rate of 2.7%. It represents about 2.2 million people with jobs and 61,458 people without work. The November rate was below the…

Alabama Unemployment Rate Drops to New Record Low of 2.8%

Alabama’s unemployment rate has dropped to a record 2.8%. A statement released Friday by the state labor agency says the preliminary, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was down two-tenths of a percent from 3% in September. That’s 1 percentage point better than the jobless rate from a year ago, and it’s well below the national employment rate of 3.6%….