Home » MBJ FEATURE » Unemployment drops a full point

Unemployment drops a full point

Mississippi is now below the national average of 9.6 percent ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The state unemployment rate dropped a point to 9.5 percent in August as compared to July’s 10.5 percent, but the drop isn’t likely signaling a trend. Of Mississippians unemployed in July, 16,600 gained jobs in August, putting the state’s jobless rate below ...

Login to your MBJ Insider account to access this content and much more

Lost Password

Become an MBJ Insider

By offering insightful coverage by award-winning reporters about Mississippi’s companies and industries, we help you make smart business decisions, advance your career, and find new prospects. Build your business and outsmart your competition day after day by becoming an insider.

Ready to get started? Choose your delivery method:

Print & Online: $89.00Online Only $73.00

Benefits of being an MBJ Insider

Here's what you'll find inside.
  • Statewide business news you can't find anywhere else
  • 24/7 online access to breaking news and years of archives
  • Digital edition of the MBJ - great for reading on the go
  • The Book of Lists - an indispensable resource (and a $49.95 value!)
  • New Incorporation lists - find new leads and opportunities

About Amy McCullough

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>