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Local News: A service of Reid Health

(Wayne County, IN)--Wayne County has had another 350 people drop from its workforce as the county continues on a track to drop below 30,000 in the labor pool.  Wayne County now has just 30,245 people either working or seeking jobs.  Also, 490 people have been added to the list of unemployed Wayne County residents in just the last month, and that has caused the county’s unemployment rate to jump half a percentage point to 3.8%.  All other Indiana counties in our area saw a similar increase.