Saturday, March 30, 2013
Westport’s unemployment rate in February was 5.8 percent, down from 5.9 percent in January, the Connecticut Department of Labor said.
The department said the number of Westport unemployed in February was 701, down from 722 in January.
The February labor force in Westport numbered 12,106, down from 12,206 in January.
There were 11,405 employed in February, down from 11,484 employed in January, the department said. A year ago in February, Westport’s unemployment rate was 6 percent.
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