Jobs Report

June 2024 sees Missouri’s unemployment rate rise to 3.7 percent

Missouri experienced a notable increase in nonfarm payroll employment, adding 14,700 jobs in June 2024. Despite this growth, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by two-tenths of a percentage point. Private industry employment contributed significantly to this increase, with an addition of 14,600 jobs, while government employment saw a minor increase of 100 jobs. […]

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How to enjoy the summer sun in Missouri while staying healthy

(Missouri News Service – Mark Richardson) – Summer is usually a time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends, but experts say Missourians should take precautions to prevent serious health concerns during outdoor activities. Summers have been measurably hotter in the Midwest in recent years. Dr. Peter Panagos, professor of emergency medicine and neurology […]