North Dakota sets new record for unemployment rate
North Dakota Labor Market Information (NDLMI) says the unemployment rate for North Dakota for the month of April is 9.2%.
It’s up 6.5% from the prior month and up 6.7% from this time a year ago.
More than 37,000 people were unemployed in April.
The national unemployment rate was 14.4%.
NDLMI also says the seasonally adjusted rate for ND was 8.5%, also a series record.