More El Pasoans Find Work

More El Pasoans Find Work
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Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 9:07am

El Paso - More El Pasoans found work last month.

9.6% of the workforce was out of a job in February.

That is 3-tenths of a percentage point lower than the month before.

Statewide, Texas unemployment held steady at 8.2% for the fourth month in a row.

The Texas civilian labor force grew by 40,200 workers in February.

Tom Pauken with the Texas Workforce Commission says, “Although this serious national recession continues to have a negative impact here in Texas, the unemployment rate appears to have stabilized.”


 

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