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Unemployment up again in Clallam County

July 24th, 2013 - 5:31am

Port Angeles) -- The unemployment rate rose again last month in Clallam County.

State figures showed the rate climbed another four tenths of a percent to 9.6 percent in June. That's the same rate as June of 2012.

Another 120 people were added to the unemployment rolls between May and June in Clallam County.

Nearly all sectors of the local economy saw drops in employment. The largest drop came in wholesale trades.

Jefferson County saw its unemployment rate drop a tenth of a percent last month to 8.7 percent.

Statewide, the unemployment rate in June was seven percent.


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