Recession continues: Lancaster County’s jobless rate increases to 6.4%

by an Unemployed White Male on June 30, 2011

in Business & Economy,Recession

Since the jobless rate here peaked in February 2010 at 8.1 percent, it’s declined almost every month. Almost.

The Lancaster County unemployment rate rose to 6.4 percent in May from April’s 6.3 percent, the state announced Monday. The slight uptick is only the third increase in the local jobless rate since that February spike, according to the Department of Labor & Industry.

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