Arkansas Unemployment Falls to 4.5 Percent in July

Arkansas’ unemployment rate declined five-tenths of a percentage point in July to 4.5 percent, according to the state Department of Workforce Services.

The U.S. jobless rate for July was 5.7 percent.

Arkansas’ jobless rate was 5 percent in June. In July 2007, was 5.5 percent. Kimberly Friedman, the department’s communications director, said 20,900 more Arkansans have jobs this month compared to July 2007.

Arkansas Unemployment Falls to 4.5 Percent in July – Arkansas Business

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