|Published: 8:19 AM, 09/05/2012
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
It is a mixed bag across the state when
it comes to unemployment rates for July.
The jobless rate decreased in 20 of the
state's 95 counties, increased in 59, and stayed the same in 16,
according to the Tennessee Department of Labor.
Monroe County's jobless rate stayed the
same as in June, coming in at 11 percent in July.
McMinn County reported a 10 percent
jobless rate for July, the same as June, while Blount County had a
slight decrease in July, dropping from 7.1 percent to 7 percent.
Loudon County, much closer to the Knoxville job market, came in at
6.9 percent, up from 6.8 percent in June.
See full story in the Wednesday, September 5, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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