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Starke County Unemployment Rate Up Slightly in August

 9/24/2018 |  Views:407 |  Posted by: Ron Gifford |  Reading Time:  |  Article Tags: 
Starke County Unemployment Rate Up Slightly in August

Starke County, like 86 other Indiana Counties, showed a small increase in its unemployment rate for August, going from 4.3% in July to 4.4% in August.  The state of Indiana saw a similar rise, as reported last Friday. The labor force in the county dropped for the second consecutive month, after increasing in each of the previous six months.

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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.