Vermont Unemployment

North Country News
9:00 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Vermont Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.4 Percent

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The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percent last month to 3.4 percent, the fourth lowest unemployment rate in the country.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

VT Has 3rd Month of Rising Unemployment Rate

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Vermont's unemployment rate has climbed to 4.6 percent in July, the third consecutive month reporting an increase in the state's rate.

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North Country News
1:01 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Vermont Unemployment Ticks Up to 4.1 Percent in May

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The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate ticked up one tenth of 1 percent in May to 4.1 percent.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Unemployment Down Despite Lower Workforce in Vermont

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The monthly unemployment report shows Vermont’s remains far below the national rate.  But some say that’s because more people are dropping out of the labor force, not because they’ve found jobs.

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North Country News
10:30 am
Sun April 21, 2013

Vermont Unemployment Drops to 4.1 Percent

The Vermont Labor Department says the state's unemployment dropped to 4.1 percent in March, the eighth straight month without an increase.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Vermont Governor Notes Job Training, Despite Few Jobless

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says a South Burlington electrical contractor is a good example of how the state is working to ensure businesses have enough qualified workers.

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North Country News
4:50 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Vermont's Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.4 Percent

The Vermont Department of Labor says the unemployment rate dropped slightly in February to 4.4 percent.

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WAMC News
5:30 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Jobless Rate Rises in Vermont in August

Vermont's unemployment rate rose three-tenths of a percent in August.

The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's seasonally adjusted rate for August was 5.3 percent. The rate was significantly lower than the national average of 8.1 percent.

Labor officials said the diverse mix of businesses in Vermont helped insulate the state against some of the economic problems faced by other states.

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