Texas Workforce Commission
The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced last month’s jobless figure matches the state’s unemployment rates for May and June.
The statewide unemployment rate for June held steady at 5.1 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. The nationwide rate for June was 6.1 percent.
The Texas unemployment rate has declined for a third straight month to settle at 5.1 percent for May. That compares to 5.2 percent unemployment in April.
The Texas unemployment rate has slipped to 5.5 percent and compares favorably to the national average of 6.7 percent.
The Texas unemployment rate remained at 5.7 percent for the second straight month, continuing to reflect the state’s lowest jobless figure since November 2008.
The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 5.7 percent in January and became the state’s lowest jobless figure since November 2008.
The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported unemployment numbers for December and said the state saw positive job growth during the period. Texas unemployment was 6.1 percent in November.
The Texas Workforce Commission released jobless figures for last month, showing just a slight drop. It represents the fourth straight month the rate has fallen.
The seasonally adjusted Texas unemployment rate slipped to 6.2 percent in October for the third consecutive month of declines, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
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The Texas Workforce Commission announced that the unemployment rate has slipped to 6.4 percent for August. The nationwide jobless rate for August stands at 7.3 percent.
The latest job numbers show the Texas unemployment rate has remained virtually flat so far through the year.