March unemployment rate holds steady in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) New Hampshire officials say the state's unemployment rate for March was 2.4 percent, unchanged from the February rate and a decrease from 2.6 percent a year earlier.

The state estimated this week that 748,220 people were employed last month, an increase of 660 from February and an increase of 8,520 from a year ago.

Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 3.8 percent. That was unchanged from the February rate and a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from the previous year.

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