State Jobless Rates for April Show Uneven Impact of Pandemic

The economic upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic had a devastating but uneven impact on the U.S. labor market last month, leaving more than one in five workers jobless in Nevada, Michigan and Hawaii, government data showed Friday.

Nevada had the highest unemployment rate at 28.2%, the Labor Department said Friday, followed by Michigan and Hawaii, both above 22%. Rates were among the lowest in Minnesota and Nebraska at slightly more than 8%.

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