Unemployment Rate Declines To 9.7 Percent

The monthly report on the nation's unemployment rate gave little reason to celebrate this morning even with a slight decline in the rate to 9.7 percent, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point.

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  • Resident unemployment rate dips to 3.2% in September
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    12/6/2017 - 4:03 am | View Link
  • Local Unemployment Rate Declines
    The latest job numbers show the employment rate falling in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Escambia County’s seasonably adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.4 percent in September, down front 4.1 percent in August.. There were 4,928 people reported ...
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