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NEW NUMBERS SHOW WAYNE COUNTY RESIDENTS RETURNING TO WORKFORCE

(Wayne County, IN)--Wayne County residents appear to be returning to the workforce.  That’s based on newly released numbers from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.  Since this time last month, 302 more people have joined Wayne County’s workforce.  In recent months, the county had experienced large drops in the workforce in year-over-year comparisons.  But, with the increase in the workforce comes an increase in the unemployment rate.  Wayne County’s rate is 3.3%.  That’s up from 2.7% last month.