(Austin, TX) -- Texas unemployment figures for December haven't been released yet, but as of last month, the state had the nation's lowest unemployment rate. November's unemployment rate in Texas was 3.7 percent, and in North Texas it was even lower at 3.5 percent.
Many local businesses are clamoring for new employees. The Texas Workforce Commission is offering free training to help people get certification for better-paying jobs.
The agency is providing Samsung tablets and offering online certifications through a grant from Walmart.