Mississippi reaches record-high in total non-farm jobs

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) – Mississippi reaches several milestones in May for employment numbers.

Governor Tate Reeves said the state maintained its record-low unemployment rate of 2.8%.

Mississippi’s total non-farm jobs reached a record high of 1.1 million jobs.

Also, there was a record-low of just over 34,600 people unemployed in the state.

Reeves said the state’s economy is firing on all cylinders and he will continue to fight for more good-paying, high-quality jobs.

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