South Carolina's jobless rate dips in September to 3.9

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EDD said the number of unemployed Californians was 986,000 last month, up 13,000 from August but down 37,000 compared with September previous year.

But the Nebraska Department of Labor says the number is less a reflection of more people being hired as it is having less available workers.The Norfolk area actually lost 136 jobs over the last month.

The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for September was 2.9 percent. The largest over-the-month gain was for the government, which added 1,300 jobs to its sector, bringing the total job number to 18,200.

The state added 8,200 private-sector jobs in September, including 4,300 in trade, transportation and utilities and 1,800 in leisure and hospitality. Professional and business services saw the largest monthly decline, down 3,500 jobs.

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Bernick also predicted little impact on the overall state numbers in October as a result of this month's Northern California wildfires. Construction and manufacturing jobs were up by a total of 3,600. Unemployment was 4.8 percent in July this year, and it stood at an all-time record-tying low of 4.7 percent seen in both May and June.

September unemployment rate estimates for other states in the region were 2.7 percent in New Hampshire, 2.9 percent in Vermont, 3.9 percent in MA, 4.2 percent in Rhode Island and 4.6 percent in CT.

The job growth data comes from the Current Employment Statistics or place of work survey, which is drawn from the responses of about 3.5 percent of employers.