More El Pasoans Find Work
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.”