Unemployment is up in Washington state

Unemployment is up in Washington state
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The number of unemployed people in Washington state rose, just a little, last month.

The state added nearly 4,000 jobs in March, but the unemployment rate still rose .1 percent..

In February, Washington’s unemployment rate was 4.7%– last month, 4.8% That’s according to the Employment Security Department. The national unemployment rate stayed stead in March at 4.1%.