Economy
11:13 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Both State Unemployment Rate And Private-Sector Jobs Higher In July

The Kansas Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate and the number of private-sector jobs both edged higher in July.

The agency reported yesterday that seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent in July from 4.8 percent in June.

The report also said the private sector added a seasonally adjusted 900 jobs from June to July.