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October 20, 2021

West Virginia Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.6% in September

Associated Press, Opera News – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 4.6 in September, the lowest rate since August 2008. Read the full article.

Total unemployment grew 1,200 over the month and the number of unemployed state residents dropped by 2,100 to 36,000, WorkForce West Virginia said in a statement.

West Virginia’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate fell a percentage point to 3.2 percent, the lowest rate on record for the state, the statement said.

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