DE Unemployment Rises for 3rd Month, but Sussex Unemployment Decreases

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For the third month in a row – unemployment in Delaware has risen – one-tenth of a point – and in September was at 3.5% – right where it was at the start of the year.  In Sussex County it dropped from 3.5% in August to 3.4% in September.  Statewide, the Department of Labor says there has been an increase of 8000 jobs over the past 12 months, but much of the increase in employment has been in the past 2 months – coming from professional and business services and leisure and hospitality.

 

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