LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — New state employment data shows more Arkansans are joining the workforce while fewer are dropping out.
The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services says adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.3% in July to 4.2% in August.
More than 3,000 more people are working compared to just more than 1,700 claiming unemployment.
This marks the seventh-straight month where the unemployment rate’s declined.