- Associated Press - Friday, May 20, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped by one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.2 percent in April.

The Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that businesses added 2,000 payroll jobs in April, and have added a total of 5,500 jobs since the beginning of the year.

The national unemployment rate held steady at 5 percent in April.

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