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Amarillo Seeing Low Unemployment Rates

FILE - In this May 17, 2018, file photo, new graduates line up before the start of the Bergen Community College commencement at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Many new college graduates are struggling to find work as their first student loan payments loom on the horizon. Fewer entry-level jobs are available during the pandemic, and unemployment benefits typically aren’t accessible. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

The Texas Workforce Commission says the Amarillo area recorded the lowest unemployment rate in the state for the month of May.

Still, The TWF says their are still Plenty of jobs employers need to fill. Workforce Solutions officials say Amarillo is still open for business.

They go on to say that they have almost 7-thousand postings in the area and employers are definitely looking to fill those jobs right now.

Workforce Solutions is hosting several hiring events each week and can be viewed here.


Story By:  Chuck Williams

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