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1159 MORE PEOPLE NOW WORKING IN WAYNE COUNTY THAN ONE YEAR AGO

(Richmond, IN)--There are some positive job numbers for Wayne County.  According to numbers released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development on  Monday, 288 more people are working now in Wayne County than were a month ago.  Better still, 1159 more people have jobs now than at this time last year.  Wayne County is now down to 5.2% unemployment.  Two years ago at this time, it was 9.7%.  Also, Fayette County’s rate has dropped to 6.4%.  That’s fifth highest in Indiana.  Ohio’s numbers come out Tuesday.

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