For the fourth straight month, Texas added jobs in July, recording 31,400 new seasonally adjusted nonagricultural jobs, the Texas Workforce Commission reported on Friday.
The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area saw an employment rate in July of 4.1 percent, down from 5.4 percent in July 2014. The July rate rose slightly from June’s 4.0 percent.
The DFW rate is slightly better than the state as a whole, which had a 4.2 percent rate in July. The state has been at 4.2 percent for four of the first seven months of the year, the TWC said.
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