With the coronavirus pandemic resulting in widespread business shutdown that have wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy, unemployment rose to record highs in nearly every state last month; Here are the top ten states with the highest jobless rates, newly released federal data shows.
43 out of 50 states hit record high levels of unemployment last month.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics' state breakdown was somewhat marred by data collection and misclassification issues, the agency said. Connecticut, which reportedly had the lowest jobless rate at 7.9%, released a press release saying that ...
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