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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s unemployment rate held steady in October at 4.1%.
The Labor Department says U.S. employers added 130,000 jobs in August, fewer than private analysts had expected. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%.
The economy added far fewer jobs than expected in February, a slowdown from much stronger gains in December and January. But the jobless rate fell to 3.8 percent, and earnings growth picked up.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's unemployment rate is down.
The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says Nevada's unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent in October, down from 4.5 percent from September.
Employers added more jobs than analysts expected, as the jobless rate remained at a nearly 50-year low. Friday's report gives voters a final glimpse of the economy before the midterm elections.