(Wayne County, IN)--New numbers are out regarding employment in our area. In Wayne County, the unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 3.4% due to 47 more people being out of work than were last month. The most notable figure in the new report is that there are now 454 fewer people in Wayne County’s workforce than were at this point last year. Union County has the area’s lowest unemployment rate at 3%, while Fayette County has the highest at 4.6%. Ohio numbers in our area come out Friday.