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Vermont Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.4 percent in September

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The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for September 2014 was 4.4 percent. This represents an increase of three-tenths of a percent from the revised August rate (4.1 percent). The equivalent national average was 5.9 percent, which decreased by two-tenths of a percent from the previous month’s estimate. This is the fourth monthly increase to the statewide unemployment rate in Vermont in the past year. As of the prior month’s initial data, Vermont’s unemployment rate was the fifth lowest in the country.

Vermont Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.4 percent in September