Juneau’s unemployment rate increases 2%

With the closing of Walmart and the state job cuts, Juneau has lost nearly 370 jobs. When Walmart closedown on February 4th, approximately 168 people lost thier jobs. ┬áThe state of Alaska, and which employees about 21% of Juneau, cut 198 jobs. Anchorage cut 193 state jobs. Juneau’s 2015 umelloyment rate was 5%.