Jun 21, 2013 at 1:26 pm
North Dakota’s jobless rate improved to two-point-eight percent in may. That compares to three-five in april and two-point-seven-percent one year ago. Over the year the number of employed workers in the labor force grew by around eight-thousand but the size of the labor force also jumped significantly. Labor market analyst Michael ziesch says the start of summer can result in a bit of a roller coaster ride on the job front as many college students enter the work force. North dakota's unemployment rate is the lowest in the nation.
Minnesota’s may rate is five-point-three…the national rate is over seven.
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