Houston jobless rate dips in March

April 17, 2015 2:48 PM

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Houston jobless rate dips in March

The Houston area unemployment rate dipped to 4.2 percent in March, down from 4.3 percent in February, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

The local unemployment rate is not adjusted for seasonal factors such as holidays and school schedules that affect hiring and firing patterns. The state-wide data, however, are adjusted for those typical seasonal factors.

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