• Arkansas Approves 15.4% Workers' Compensation Loss Costs Reduction

    4 monthes ago - By A.M. Best

    Arkansas workers' compensation rates can be expected to drop beginning July 1, after the state recently approved a 15.4% cut in loss costs insurers use when developing rates.
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  • BLS: Unemployment Rates Lower in 4 states in April; California, Hawaii and Wisconsin at New Series Lows

    BLS: Unemployment Rates Lower in 4 states in April; California, Hawaii and Wisconsin at New Series Lows

    5 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary
    Unemployment rates were lower in April in 4 states and stable in 46 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Twelve states had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier and 38 states and the District had little or no change. The national unemployment rate edged down from March to 3.9 percent and was 0.5 percentage point lower than in April 2017
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    Hawaii had the lowest unemployment rate in April, 2.0 percent. The rates in California , Hawaii , and Wisconsin set new series...
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