Iowa's Unemployment Rate Holds Steady in August


(Iowa) -- Iowa's unemployment rate holds at 4.1 percent in August. That's down from 5.3 percent from a year ago.

Initial unemployment claims in Iowa were 7,754 in August, compared to 23,393 in August of 2020. The biggest job gains were in manufacturing and professional and business services. The leisure and hospitality industry saw the largest declines in jobs.

You can see the state's full unemployment data here.


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