Tag Archives: Unemployment

State News
August 23, 2017

Unemployment rate falls slightly in July

By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger

Vermont’s economy added 1,700 jobs in July, causing the unemployment rate to fall from 3.2 percent to 3.1 percent.

Just as it has been for several years, the state unemployment rate continues to be far lower than the national rate, which was…

State News
July 26, 2017

Vermont unemployment rate holds steady in June

The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for June was 3.2 percent. This reflects no change from the revised May rate. (The national rate in June was 4.4 percent.) Vermont’s overall unemployment rate was tied for the seventh lowest…

Local News
June 28, 2017

Vt. unemployment rate held steady for May

The Vermont Department of Labor announced that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for May was 3.1 percent. This reflects no change from the revised April rate. The national rate in May was 4.3 percent. As of the prior month’s preliminary data, the Burlington-South Burlington Metropolitan…

State News
April 1, 2015

State unemployment rate is lowest in eight years

By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger.org

The state’s unemployment rate dipped to 3.9 percent in February, marking its lowest rate since May 2007.

The lowest unemployment rates were 3.0 percent and 3.3 percent in the Burlington-South Burlington and White River Junction areas, respectively. The highest unemployment rates…