May unemployment report released

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July 18, 2013                                 260-356-5688
May unemployment report released
According to a report by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, the unemployment picture for Huntington County remains encouraging.
The May unemployment rate for Huntington County is reported at 7.8%. The rate for the State of Indiana during the same reporting period stood at 8.1%.
The rate is virtually unchanged from the previous month's 7.7%. Adjustments in the seasonal workforce and a slightly lower number of unemployed account for the variance.