Minnesota officials to provide update on unemployment rate

Published 10:05 am Tuesday, March 10, 2015

ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials are providing their first update to the state’s unemployment picture since January.

A report set for release Tuesday will disclose whether the state’s jobless figure remains on a downward trend. The last report seven weeks ago put Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted rate at 3.6 percent, which was the lowest in 13 years and well beneath the national average.

At last check, the national unemployment rate was at 5.5 percent.

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