Alabama unemployment rate numbers holding steady

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - The latest numbers on Alabama's unemployment rate are staying steady.

The State Department of Industrial Relations says unemployment held steady at 8.9% in October. That is seven tenths of a point lower than the national average. It is also nearly two-full points lower than the unemployment rate we saw this time last year.

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