Unemployment holds at 3.3 percent
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Professional and business service jobs up 1,800 over the month
ST. PAUL – Minnesota gained 100 jobs in May according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained steady at 3.3 percent in May and the U.S. unemployment rate was 3.6 percent.
April’s job gain was revised downward from 3,600 jobs to 200, and annual gains fell to 4,164 jobs or 0.1 percent.
Over the year, construction lead all other sectors adding 7,443 jobs.