The latest jobs report suggests that the state’s workforce is operating near its capacity.

For the third straight month in a row, Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.3 percent. State job analyst Steve Hine says while this is great news, we continue to see some disparities among the different racial groups:

“That’s evidence that there is room for improvement that we need to pursue.”

The state’s jobless rate is three-tenths lower than the national unemployment rate of three-point-six percent in May.