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State poised to cut unemployment taxes

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Unemployment taxes would be cut an estimated $11.3 million in 2015 for South Dakota businesses under a proposal set for final approval in the Legislature.

The Senate vote could come as early as Friday. The measure cleared a Senate commit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

NOEM: Low unemployment numbers proof that SD works

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota has a unique problem: We have “Help Wanted” signs up all over the state.

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Unemployment benefits bill clears hurdle

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House-backed legislation to renew benefits for the long-term unemployed unexpectedly cleared an initial Senate hurdle on Tuesday, clearing the way for bipartisan negotiations in the opening days of an election-year session o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Unemployment benefits bill clears hurdle

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House-backed legislation to renew benefits for the long-term unemployed unexpectedly cleared an initial Senate hurdle on Tuesday, clearing the way for bipartisan negotiations in the opening days of an election-year session o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Americans working more for less

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Thomas Ferraro

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Congress begins what promises to be another highly combative year on Monday with a showdown over a White House-backed bid to renew unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans.

The battle will kick o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Americans working more for less

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Thomas Ferraro

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Congress begins what promises to be another highly combative year on Monday with a showdown over a White House-backed bid to renew unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans.

The battle will kick o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

More jobs than workers in Dakotas, Nebraska

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

More jobs are advertised online in South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska than there are unemployed workers, according to a new study.

The Conference Board released its Help Wanted Online study Wednesday.

According t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

South Dakota’s unemployment rate holds at 3.7 percent

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota’s labor department says the state’s unemployment rate remained at 3.7 percent from September to October during the partial federal government shutdown.

The number of South Dakotans in the labor force also remained unch…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

South Dakota’s unemployment rate holds at 3.7 percent

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota’s labor department says the state’s unemployment rate remained at 3.7 percent from September to October during the partial federal government shutdown.

The number of South Dakotans in the labor force also remained unch…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Unemployment rates rise in most US states in July

August 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in July and fewer states added jobs, echoing national data that show the job market may have lost some momentum. Continue Reading