Alabama’s unemployment rate for March ties a record low
ALABAMA (WCBI) – Alabama’s unemployment rate for March ties a record low.
The preliminary report shows that the state’s jobless rate is down to 2.9%.
That’s down slightly from February’s 3 percent, and down significantly from the same time last year.
This month’s rate ties a record set in September of 2019 – before the pandemic hit.
In our area, Lamar County’s jobless rate is below the state average at 2.2%; while Pickens county is slightly above at 3 %.