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Vermont Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 4.4 percent in October

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The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for October 2014 was 4.4 percent. This represents no change from the revised September rate (4.4 percent). The equivalent national average was 5.8 percent, which decreased by one-tenth of a percent from the previous month’s estimate. October’s over the month change ends a four-month period of a rising statewide unemployment rate in Vermont. As of the prior month’s initial data, Vermont’s unemployment rate was the eighth lowest in the country.

Vermont Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 4.4 percent in October