Vermont Unemployment Rate Holds at 2.8 percent in May

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The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for May was 2.8 percent. This reflects no change from the revised April rate. The national rate in May was 3.8 percent. As of the prior month’s preliminary data, the Burlington-South Burlington Metropolitan NECTA was tied for the eighth lowest unemployment rate in the country for all metropolitan areas. Overall, Vermont’s unemployment rate was tied for the fifth lowest in the country for the same time period.
Vermont Unemployment Rate Holds at 2.8 percent in May