Missouri ranks second for job loss - KMOV.com

Missouri ranks second for job loss

(KMOV)- Missouri currently ranks second in the country for having the highest number of people lose their job.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that last month, Missouri lost over 11,000 jobs. Many of the jobs were in manufacturing.

However, experts say that unemployment in Missouri has dropped from 9.7% to 8% in the past year. In Illinois, unemployment is currently at 9.8%.

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