Press Release: VT Department of Labor November 2019 Unemployment and Jobs Report

20 December 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 20, 2019

Contact:
Mathew Barewicz, E & LMI Chief
State of Vermont
Department of Labor
Mathew.Barewicz@vermont.gov
802-828-4153

Vermont’s Unemployment Rate Increases to 2.3 Percent in November

Today, the Vermont Department of Labor released data on the Vermont economy for the time period covering November 2019. According to household data, the seasonaly-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for November was 2.3 percent. This reflects an increase of one-tenth of one percentage point from the revised October rate.

“As we reach the end of the year, we are reminded that Vermont experienced one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country in 2019. While it’s good news to have fewer people who are unemployed, this record low also brought challenges for employers looking for qualified workers. Strengthening our workforce has been a top priority, and we look forward to continuing our work in the New Year.” - Michael Harrington, Acting Labor Commissioner

 

View the full press release at: http://www.vtlmi.info/press.pdf