NEMO Unemployment Edges Down
(UNDATED)– After two straight months of significant increases, the jobless rate dropped slightly for March in Northeast Missouri. State figures show decreases in all but Clark County, where the rise was only two-tenths of a percent.
Pike County’s unemployment rate went from seven-point-one percent in February to six-point-eight percent in March. Ralls, Lincoln, Montgomery and Audrain counties also recorded slight decreases. Rates remain above eight percent in Monroe and Clark counties.