Idaho’s September unemployment rate increases to 3.1%
Idaho third in the nation for over-the-year nonfarm job growth
Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased in September, rising by one-tenth of a percent to 3.1% from 3% in August.
September’s labor force increased by 2,171 people (0.2%) to 969,376.
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What is unemployment insurance?
Unemployment insurance is a program for the accumulation of funds paid by employers to be used for payments of unemployment insurance to workers during periods of unemployment, which are beyond their control.
The Idaho Department of Labor gathers unemployment insurance data to study, analyze, model and forecast the economic impact of unemployment on the state’s economy.