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29% OFF JOBLESS CLAIMS IN ECI COME FROM MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

(Whitewater Valley)--An Economic Growth Report for East Central Indiana was released by the state Wednesday.  That report takes a closer look at typical unemployment numbers.  In our area, 29% of unemployment claims now come from the manufacturing industry.  That’s far higher than the second-highest industry, the health care field, which filed 11% of all claims.  The biggest number of job openings in East Central Indiana are for inspectors, customer service reps, fund-raisers, and truck drivers.  Also, that report set Richmond’s unemployment rate at 5.2%.

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