The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation has reported that the unemployment rate for the state has dropped to 13.2% while Clark County dropped to 13.3%. This was the first year-over-year increase in 38 months. While the unemployment rate remains elevated, at least this rate drop was due to evidence of job creation rather than a disapearance of individuals in the labor force. March was merely one month but after such a long period of weakness, any encouragement has been taken with open arms.
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