Wyoming unemployment above US rate for first time since 2000
March 25, 2016
CASPER (AP) — The loss of thousands of energy industry jobs has sent Wyoming’s unemployment rate above the national average for the first time in more than a decade.
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports the state’s unemployment rate jumped to 5 percent in February, compared to a national average of 4.9 percent. The last time Wyoming’s unemployment was above the national...