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Unemployment rates rise in November

Wyoming, Washakie County see rates rise

 

December 27, 2017



CHEYENNE — The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported late last week that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.2 percent in October to 4.3 percent in November (not a statistically significant change). Wyoming’s unemployment rate was significantly lower than its November 2016 level of 4.9 percent, but slightly higher than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 4.1 percent.

The state’s labor force decreased significantly from a year earlier, falling by an estimated 8,196 people (or 2.7 percent). A dec...



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