Nebraska jobless rate up to 3.6 percent

Mar 21, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point in February, hitting 3.6 percent.

The rate is four-tenths of a point under the 4 percent Nebraska posted in February 2013. The state Department of Labor released the employment data on Friday.

The new Nebraska figure remained well below the national unemployment rate of 6.7 percent in February.

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