The Hoosier unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percent to 5.8 percent in March, the second month in a row the rate went down.
After four months without a decrease in unemployment, Indiana’s rate fell below 6 percent in February.
Over the last two years the state added new jobs in all but five months. But the state’s labor force grew last month, leading to a higher unemployment rate.
Hundreds of school bus drivers are being required to pay back unemployment benefits they received over the past three summers.
The president said he wants to expand opportunities for middle-class Americans to find high-paying, skills-based employment.
Indiana added 16,000 private jobs in November, but more people also started looking for work.
The state’s latest employment report was released today.
About 75 percent of all military veterans returning to the workforce leave their jobs in the first two years.
Indiana's unemployment rate remains below the national average.
During a speech at a steel plant in Indiana, President Obama emphasized the importance of manufacturing to the recovery of the nation's economy.