Vermont unemployment unchanged in August; fall job fests ahead

Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 2:15 PM EDT
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont’s unemployment rate held steady in August according to new data from the Labor Department.

The seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August was 1.8%, reflecting no change from July’s estimate.

The labor force participation rate did go up by 0.1%.

There is a fall job fest in Bennington this week. It’s from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Deer Park on Thursday.

Click here for more information on that and other job fests happening this fall.