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Vermont Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.1 percent in August

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The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August 2014 was 4.1 percent. This represents an increase of four-tenths of a percent from the revised July rate (3.7 percent). The equivalent national average was 6.1 percent, which decreased by one-tenth of a percent from the previous month’s estimate. This is the third 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 tied for the fourth lowest in the country..
Vermont Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.1 percent in August