Lancaster County jobless rates dips to a two year low, but where are the jobs for the unemployed?

by an Unemployed White Male on April 26, 2011

in Business & Economy,Lancaster County,Politics & Government,Recession

The local jobless rate isn’t back to pre-recession normal, not by a long shot. But almost every month over the past year, it has held steady or dropped, slipping closer toward the levels of the good old days. Most of the declines have been small. Recently, though, they’ve been big. Quite big.

The jobless rate in Lancaster County took another sizable step down in March, retreating to 6.4 percent, the state announced Monday. By falling from February’s 6.8 percent, the local unemployment rate sank to its lowest point in more than two years — since January 2009. “So far, so good,” said Bill Sholly, an analyst with the state Department of Labor & Industry.

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