Local unemployment levels hit 6-year low



Jackson County’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in April, the lowest level in six years.

The county also added 209 workers to bring its workforce to 20,434 in April, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development’s monthly report.

Jim Plump of Jackson County Industrial Development Corp. said the increase in people working mirrors what he’s hearing from local employers.

This story appears in the print edition of The Tribune. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

comments powered by Disqus

All content copyright ©2014 The Tribune, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.