The U.S. preliminary unemployment rate of 4.1 percent for November was unchanged from October and down from 4.6 percent one year ago.
The November jobless rate in 2.5% in Omaha and Grand Island, up half a point from October and 4-10ths of a point lower than past year for both.
November unemployment rate estimates for New England states will be available at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 22 at https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/laus.pdf.
State Labor Commissioner John Albin says employment has increased each of the past six months, setting records each month since August to reach last month's 984,197.
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The number of jobs in the Lincoln area hit 194,143, up almost 2,000 over a year ago.
Since September, the number of people unemployed in the First State has fallen by 12 hundred - but the number jobs statewide has also dropped by 900. That was up by more than 8,200 compared with November 2016. Nationally, total nonfarm employment was up 1.4 percent from a year ago.
The U.S. Federal Reserve said last week it expects the labor market will continue to improve next year, with the unemployment rate dropping to 3.9 percent by the end of 2018.
Nebraska was tied with New Hampshire for the third-lowest unemployment rate in the country, trailing only Hawaii and North Dakota.