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West Virginia Reports Strong Employment Trends

June 23rd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Governor Jim Justice on Wednesday announced that West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 3.5% for May 2022, breaking the all-time record for the lowest unemployment rate recorded in state history for the 8th consecutive month. The number of unemployed state residents decreased by 500 in May, while total employment grew by 1,700 over the month. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has now decreased for 25 straight months…