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AVISO: Los requisitos semanales del seguro de desempleo han cambiado. Para más información, haga clic aquí.



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Idaho’s May unemployment rate remains at 3.3%

State first in nation for over-the-month nonfarm job growth at 0.9%

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.3% in May, unchanged since September 2023.

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Job opportunities around the state

Upcoming job fairs and hiring events in Idaho are in Idaho Falls (July 10 and July 24), Post Falls (July 17), Caldwell (July 18) and Boise (July 24). Bring a resume and attend one in your area.

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Unemployment insurance weekly requirements to increase July 7

Starting July 7, Idahoans filing for unemployment insurance must complete and report five work search-related activities each week. 

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Idaho’s April unemployment rate remains at 2.6%

May 19, 2023

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.6% in April, unchanged from March.

April’s labor force – workers who are employed or unemployed but looking for work – increased by 744 people (0.1%) to 960,758.

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Website refresh makes Idaho’s labor market data more accessible

April 19, 2023

Idaho’s Labor Market Information website has enjoyed a refresh that coincided with migration of its data to a new platform — WordPress.

Idaho Labor Market Information includes analysis and data on wages, jobs and the economy. The data is used by businesses, job seekers, public officials, educators and students to make career and education plans, and strategic business and policy decisions.

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Idaho’s 2022 county estimates indicate population growth is slowing

March 31, 2023

Net migration was the driver behind 34,719 people added to Idaho’s population from July 2021 to July 2022, accounting for 88% of its growth, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released this week. The gains were mostly from domestic in-migration – people moving to Idaho from other states – rather than from another country or international in-migration.

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