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Unemployment Rate 3.5% In Valley County


Montana’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.2 percent in November, while Valley County’s unemployment rate hit a low 3.5 percent. The state’s rate has declined by half a percent over the last year. The national unemployment rate remains higher than Montana’s rate at 7 percent in November, down 0.3 percentage points from the prior month.

“Montana’s economy continues to perform better than the rest of the nation, steadily adding jobs for our workers,” Gov. Steve Bullock said.

Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy said, “Retailers hired more workers this holiday season than in prior y...

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