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Minnesota unemployment rate remains steady, 14k jobs added in February

Posted on AllSides March 9th, 2023
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Minnesota gained 14,100 jobs in February, according to data from the Department of Employment and Economic Development. DEED says the private sector gained 12,000 and the state’s unemployment stayed near historic lows at 2.9%. Across the country, unemployment fell 0.1% to 3.4% as 517,000 jobs were added nationally. "Our biggest month-to-month job growth in nearly a year indicates our labor market is still very tight but not so tight as to greatly constrain job growth," DEED Labor Market Information Director Angelina Nguyen said in a release. "This is good news...

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