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Local unemployment rate beats year-over-year comparison

Unemployment figures in the Sioux Falls area are lower than they were a year ago for the first time since the pandemic began in spring.

4 weeks ago

Local unemployment rate almost unchanged from last year

Unemployment figures in the Sioux Falls area are almost unchanged from a year ago after spiking in the early months of the pandemic.

2 months ago

Report: S.D. regains 95 percent of employment losses since pandemic’s start

South Dakota has regained 95 percent of the workers lost in April because of the pandemic, according to an overview from the Labor Department.

3 months ago

Local unemployment rate drops to 3.4 percent

Unemployment figures in the Sioux Falls area continue to head in a positive direction.

4 months ago

Sioux Falls ranks among most recovered cities for employment

Sioux Falls’ unemployment has shown one of the strongest recoveries in the nation, according to a report out this week.

5 months ago

Local unemployment rate dips to 4.2 percent

Unemployment figures in the Sioux Falls area continue to head in a positive direction, dropping to 4.2 percent for August, compared with 5.5 percent in July.

5 months ago

S.D. unemployment claims nearing pre-pandemic levels

The number of South Dakotans filing for initial jobless claims appears to be getting back to about where it was before the pandemic.

5 months ago

Unemployment shows continued drop in July

Unemployment numbers are trending in the right direction. Here’s how Sioux Falls and South Dakota wrapped up July.

6 months ago

Work search waiver to end; local unemployment rate drops

Unemployed workers in South Dakota will have to begin searching for a job in August to keep their state jobless benefits.

7 months ago

Continued claims for unemployment drop in S.D.

While there was a week-over-week increase of South Dakotans filing new claims for unemployment, the number of those continuing to receive benefits dropped by 1,200.

7 months ago

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