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Indiana Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.6% for May

 6/21/2019 |  Views:127 |  Posted by: Ron Gifford |  Reading Time:  |  Article Tags: 
Indiana Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.6% for May

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today issued its report for all states unemployment rate for May.  Indiana checked in at 3.6% which is the third month in a row for that rate.  There was a drop in the labor force for the month of 10,677 persons, but an increase of 900 jobs in the manufacturing sector.  Indiana continues to lead its neighboring states as Kentucky is at 4.0%, Ohio is 4.1%, Michigan is 4.2%, and Illinois is at 4.4%.

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Ron Gifford has worked for the Foundation as Special Projects Coordinator since 2008 after a law career of 32 years. In addition to his duties for the Foundation, Mr. Gifford serves as Director of the Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning (SCILL) and as a Business Advisor for the Indiana Small Business Development Center, serving businesses and entrepreneurs in both Starke and Pulaski Counties.