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State's growing labor force holds unemployment rate steady

By Alan Yonan Jr.

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 19, 2013

~~<p>The health of Hawaii's job market strengthened in November, according to a state report released Wednesday that revealed a continued influx of workers into the labor force and an increase in hiring by employers.</p>
<p>November's growth in the labor force, which included both people who got jobs and others who were unemployed but looking for work, resulted in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remaining unchanged at 4.4 percent in November from October, according the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.</p>
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The health of Hawaii's job market strengthened in November, according to a state report released Wednesday that revealed a continued influx of workers into the labor force and an increase in hiring by employers.

November's growth in the labor force, which included both people who got jobs and others who were unemployed but looking for work, resulted in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remaining unchanged at 4.4 percent in November from October, according the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Login for more...



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