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San Antonio Unemployment Unchanged

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Workforce Solutions Alamo has released new figures stating that San Antonio unemployment remained unchanged in April.

It’s holding steady at 7.3%, figures say.

It is the same percentage rate registered in March 2010.

Employers in the San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan statistical area added 2,800 non-agriculture jobs in April. This represents growth of 0.3 percent to 829,000 during April.

Strong hiring among leisure and hospitality employers continued to fuel net job gains with the addition of 1,800 jobs or an over-the-month gain of 1.8 percent. Job growth was also aided by the government sector which added 800 jobs, or a 0.5 percent over-the-month change.