Iowa’s Unemployment Rate is Second Lowest in Nation

September 27, 2018

Iowa Workforce Development announced last week the state’s unemployment rate has hit 2.5%, which puts Iowa second to Hawaii in lowest unemployment rate in the country. The unemployment rate continues to drop as businesses hire workers at a rapid pace. You can read IWD’s full press release here. ABI members continue to engage in workforce initiatives to address the shortage—from speaking at Future Ready Iowa summits to establishing workforce as ABI's number one legislative priority in 2019.