Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell another one-tenth of a percentage point in December to 3.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis. The labor force participation rate ticked up to 70.0 percent in December. For 2014 as a whole, the number of unemployed Minnesotans is down by nearly 31,000 while the labor force has grown by just over 20,000.
The national unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 5.6 percent in December.
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