Indiana’s unemployment rate is now at its lowest level since February. And it fell two months in a row for the first time in nearly a year.
The private sector has added jobs eight out of the 11 months since Indiana reached a new peak employment level last July.
More companies are looking to unemployed veterans to fill manufacturing openings.
The summit will help connect veterans to jobs that align with their unique skills.
In the past couple of years, West Central Indiana has created more than 2,000 manufacturing jobs. But it's only filled about 500.
Indiana’s private sector added nearly 7,000 jobs last month, but the labor force gained more than 20,000 new Hoosiers.
January's unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, better than all of Indiana's neighboring states.
The Hoosier State’s private sector added 3,400 jobs last month, helping keep the unemployment rate at 4.4 percent.
The Indiana unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent last month, the lowest level since August 2001.
The state’s unemployment insurance trust fund ran out of money when the recession hit, forcing Indiana to take out the loan.