Friday, May 29, 2009

Lane County Unemployment: 13.6%

According to the Eugene Register Guard,

May 27--Lane County's jobs picture remained bleak in April.
The county's unemployment rate rose to 13.6 percent, up from 12.9 percent in March, and more than double the 5.3 percent rate of April 2008, according to figures released Tuesday by the state Employment Department.
The county's April rate topped the statewide rate of 12 percent and the national rate of 8.9 percent

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