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Allegany County Unemployment At 5 Year Low

January 13th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

According to data released last week, by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Allegany County’s November, 2013 monthly unemployment rate was 7.0%. This is the County’s lowest monthly unemployment rate in five years. For comparison, in November, 2008 it was 6.3% and the next month, December, 2008 it was 7.1%. Economic Development Director Matt Diaz briefly discussed the county’s employment situation during the regular business meeting of the county commissioners.  He said that the recent announced expansion at Hunter Douglas has provided a tremendous boost to the local economy…


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