Alaska May unemployment rate stays at 6.4 percent

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by Your Alaska Link News Team

Alaska's unemployment rate stood at 6.4 percent last month, which is unchanged from April.

That compares to a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.5 percent in May 2013.

The state labor department says Alaska's unemployment rate has leveled off since late 2012, fluctuating within three-tenths of a percentage point over the past 19 months.

Nationally, the May unemployment rate was 6.3 percent.

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