Idaho’s May Jobless Rate Goes Up, Ends 9 Straight Months Of Decline

Jun 15, 2012

Mirroring the national jobless rate increase, Idaho’s unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point last month, ending a nine-month decline in the economic measure.

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate ticked up to 7.8 percent in May, from 7.7 percent in April.

Idaho is among 18 states where the jobless rate went up in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Click here to continue reading...