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Unemployment Down Slightly In May

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 6:27 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

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Unemployment numbers for the month of May have been released. Iowa Workforce Development records show the unemployment rate in Marion county dropped slightly, from six percent in April down to 5.7% in May.

That’s slightly better than the state of Iowa as a whole as statewide, the unemployment rate remained at six percent in May and quite a bit better than the national unemployment rate, which was 9.1% in May.