New report shows DE unemployment up .1% for 6th month in a row
Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
A Better Delaware Commentary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the December 2019 unemployment numbers on Friday, showing Delaware unemployment still on the rise, with a 3.9% unemployment rate.
The rate has climbed by .1% each month since July, and is up from 3.6% this time last year.
The First State ranks dead last in economic output, faces a shrinking economy over the next six months according to the Fed, and ranks among the worst states in the nation for fiscal health.
Small businesses employ over 90% of workers in the state. Strangling these employers with new taxes and regulations will keep employment numbers on a downward trend and hurt our state.
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