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Local Jobless Rate Declines

Local Jobless Rate Declines

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The unemployment rate in our region has gone down. The Charlottesville area jobless rate in November was 4.1%, a drop of .5% from October. Ann Lang of the Virginia Employment Commission says the government shutdown affected the October figure. The statewide jobless rate was also down a-half percent in November. The Charlottesville region had the 31st lowest unemployment rate in the U.S.

 

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