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Rock County unemployment down

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Stan Stricker
July 23, 2008

Rock county shows promise in the latest state unemployment figures.


The Department of Workforce Development report shows Rock County recorded the greatest statewide decrease in the June unemployment rate compared to the month before. Rock county's rate dropped a .5% to 5.6. Unemployment rates increased in 66 of the state's 72 counties, and only decreased in three, including of course Rock county.


DWD Secretary Roberta Gassman says the June local unemployment rates show seasonal increases from the previous month, while showing improvement over the last year.



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