Area jobless rate 4.7 percent in May

Economic strength of Cedar Valley of Iowa shows in unemployment stats-but must re-skill/attract talent to fill demand. Here are some highlights from the Courier’s recent article. DES MOINES — Unemployment in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metropolitan area nudged downward one-tenth of a point from April to May, to 4.7 percent, according to Iowa Workforce Development. Statewide, [...]