Unemployment in Austin up, but so are jobs, helped by a surprising number

Austin’s January employment numbers contained a welcome surprise during the month of December.
According to data released March 10 by the Texas Workforce Commission, Austin’s unemployment rate increased to 3.5 percent in January from 3.2 percent in January 2016. But it also contained significant revisions to the December jobs numbers for the Austin area, according to Drew Scheberle, senior vice president of policy for the Austin Chamber of Commerce. In particular, the year-over-year numbers for…

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