Much of the blame falls on low-wage, part-time jobs.
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 7.1 percent.
Unemployment is slowly declining, but available jobs have not been growing.
Those who lack science, technology, engineering or math skills have it rough.
PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a point last month but there are indications of problems remaining for the Arizona economy.
A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.
Around 1,600 Pima County residents will be cut off from receiving long-term unemployment benefits Saturday because Congress didn’t renew funding for the program.
PHOENIX — Arizonans won't know for at least a month — if not longer — whether a jump last month in the state's unemployment rate, to 8.3 percent from 8 percent, is a trend or a glitch.
Medieval doctors bled their patients with leaches. Far from improving their condition, it left them worse off. Raising the wages of fast-food workers to $15 an hour would produce similar results for those the proposal is intended to help.
PHOENIX — The state's jobless rate inched down just a bit last month amid weaker than expected showing in retail and health care employment.
PHOENIX - Arizona's unemployment rate dipped below 8 percent last month, the first time that's happened in four years.
PHOENIX — The state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped a tenth of a point last month, to 8.2 percent.
WASHINGTON — Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.
PHOENIX — Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate
dropped two-tenths of a point last month, to 9.1 percent.