World_news Jobless Rate Rose in All 50 States in April, Labor Department Says – The Wall Street Journal

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Nevada registered the highest unemployment rate in the U.S. last month at 28.2%, the Labor Department said Friday in a report detailing the impact of the new coronavirus and related lockdowns on the job market in all 50 states.

The jobless rate rose in all 50 states and the District of Columbia last month, and 43 states recorded the highest level on record since 1976. The rate in three states exceeded 20% in April, well above the national rate of 14.7%, which was the highest on record since 1948.

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