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State Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.7 Percent
Monday, 03/18/13
Vermont's unemployment rate dropped in January. The Department of Labor says the rate of 4.7 percent is down two-tenths of a point.
VPR News
Vermont Unemployment Rate Rises for Fourth Month
Friday, 10/19/12
Vermont's unemployment rate rose last month for the fourth consecutive month. The Department of Labor says the 5.4 percent level in September was up a tenth of a point from August.
VPR News
Unemployment Up In New England
Friday, 08/31/12
The unemployment rate in New England climbed in July.
VPR News
Newscast: Friday, August 17, 2012, 5:48 p.m.
Friday, 08/17/12
By Ric Cengeri
Newscast: Friday, August 17, 2012, 5:48 p.m.
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VPR News
April Unemployment Rate In Vermont Drops To 4.6 Percent
Friday, 05/18/12
Vermont's unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point in April, to 4.6 percent.
VPR News
Newscast: Friday, April 20, 2012, 5:50 p.m.
Friday, 04/20/12
By Dave McGown
Newscast: Friday, April 20, 2012, 5:50 p.m.
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VPR News
Outlook Mixed On Vermont's Economy
Tuesday, 03/13/12
By Bob Kinzel
The state's unemployment rate dropped again giving Vermont one of the lowest rates in the country. But state revenues have fallen for the third month in a row, creating a $14 million hole in next year's budget.
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VPR News
Vt.'s Unemployment Rate Drops To 5 Percent
Tuesday, 03/13/12
Vermont labor officials say the state's unemployment rate fell slightly in January to 5 percent. The seasonally adjusted rate was a decrease of two-tenths of a percent from December and 3.3 percent below the national rate for January of 8.3 percent.
VPR News
By The Numbers: What's Behind The Monthly Unemployment Report
Wednesday, 02/01/12
By Steve Zind
Once a month, like clockwork, we hear an announcement about the state unemployment rate. In reality, the figure we hear is one of half a dozen unemployment figures the state tracks, and it's compiled in a way that might surprise you.
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VPR News
Vt. Businesses Cheer Drop In U.S. Unemployment Rate
Friday, 12/02/11
Business leaders say it's welcome news that the national unemployment rate has fallen below 9 percent for the first time in two years.
VPR News
Vt. Unemployment Rate Down To 5.6 Percent From 5.8
Thursday, 11/17/11
By Ross Sneyd
The state's unemployment rate is down to 5.6 percent from lower than 6 percent last year. Governor Peter Shumlin says state revenues of taxes and fees have also begun to pick up and are at the level they were at when the recession began.
VPR News
Voices In The Week's News: August 26, 2011
Friday, 08/26/11
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
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VPR News
Vt. Unemployment Climbs
Friday, 08/19/11
Vermont's unemployment rate has climbed again. The state Department of Labor says the rate for July was 5.7 percent. That's up two-tenths of a percentage point from July.
VPR News
Vermont’s Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop
Wednesday, 04/20/11
By Neal Charnoff
Vermont's unemployment rate continues to decline, dropping two-tenths of one percentage point last month, to 5.4 percent. The March rate was more than a full percentage point better than March 2010. 
VPR News
Vermont's Unemployment Rate Continues To Dip
Tuesday, 04/19/11
By Neal Charnoff
Vermont's unemployment rate continues to decline -- to 5.4 percent. The March rate was more than a full percentage point better than March 2010. But the Department of Labor warns that the state has a long way to go before reaching pre-recession unemployment numbers. 
VPR News
Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.6 Percent
Monday, 03/28/11
Vermont's unemployment rate continues to decline. The state Labor Department says the rate for February dropped a tenth of a percentage point to 5.6 percent.
VPR News
Unemployment Remains Mostly Steady Through 2010
Tuesday, 01/25/11
The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate rose only once in 2010, with data pointing to a slow but positive economic recovery.
VPR News
Voices In The Week's News: January 29, 2010
Friday, 01/29/10
These were some of the voices in this week's news.
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Vermont Edition
Unemployment Up, Funds Dwindling
Tuesday, 01/26/10
By Steve Zind
As Vermont borrows $58 million to cover unemployment payments through March, we examine potential systemic changes that could lead the program back to solvency.
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VPR News
NH Unemployment Reaches 7 Percent
Wednesday, 01/20/10
New Hampshire's unemployment rate inched up to 7 percent in December. Labor officials said Tuesday that the state's jobless rate increased 0.3 percentage points from November and 2.7 percent points from the same time last year.
VPR News
VT Leads NH In Months With Low Unemployment
Thursday, 01/14/10
Vermont and New Hampshire typically have the lowest unemployment rate in New England, and currently Vermont has the smallest number of people out of work.
VPR News
NH Unemployment Falls Slightly
Tuesday, 12/15/09
New Hampshire's unemployment rate was 6.7 percent in November, a slight decrease from October.
VPR News
Vermont unemployment rate steady
Monday, 06/22/09
By John Dillon
Vermont's unemployment rate held steady last month. And state officials say that may be a sign the recession is hitting bottom. About 26,000 Vermonters are out of work, for an unemployment rate of 7.3 percent.
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