POSTED: Friday, December 18, 2009 - 11:46am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:25pm
El Paso - - Texas unemployment has dropped for the first time in 16 months.
Eight percent of the state workforce was out of a job in November. That is three-tenths of a percentage point lower than the month before.
More El Pasoans also found work last month. The local jobless rate dropped from 9.5% in October to 9.2% in November.