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with 2.6 percent, and Garfield ….

with 2.6 percent, and Garfield at 41st with 3.4 percent.

For reservations, Fort Peck ranks second at 4.5 percent. Flathead is first at 4 percent. Rocky Boy is seventh at 9.1 percent.

In a press release, Gov. Greg Gianforte noted that Montana’s total employment reached a new all-time high in November, growing by nearly 580 jobs and with more than 563,000 Montanans working.

“More Montanans are working now than ever before, and the size of our labor force continues to set new records. These positive trends continue for hardworking Montanans and employers alike,” Gianforte said in the press release. “I firmly believe better is always possible, and we’ll continue delivering on our pro-family, pro-jobs agenda to help more Montanans thrive and achieve the American dream.”

Montana’s labor force also grew by more than 1,400 workers in November, adding more than 11,000 workers since the start of the year.

The national unemployment rate in November was 3.7 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor.

The states with the lowest unemployment rates are Maryland at 1.8, North Dakota at 1.9, South Dakota at 2.0, Vermont at 2.1, Nebraska at 2.3 and New Hampshire at 2.3.

Montana is tied with 15th place.

States with the highest unemployment levels are Nevada at 5.4, California at 4.9, New Jersey at 4.7 and Illinois at 4.7.

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