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POSITIVE INDICATORS HIGHLIGHT WAYNE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT REPORT

(Wayne County, IN)--There were some very positive indicators when the state released new unemployment numbers for Indiana counties in our area this week.  First, there are 674 more people in Wayne County’s workforce than there were at this time last year.  Secondly, there are 741 more people actually working than at this point last year.  And, finally, unemployment rates have dropped in the last month.  Wayne County’s rate is three percent this morning.  That’s down from 3.6% last month.  Union County has our area’s lowest unemployment at 2.3%.