Friday, July 19, 2013
Westport’s unemployment rate in June was 6.1 percent, up from 6 percent in May, the Connecticut Department of Labor said today.
The department said the number of Westport unemployed in June was 778, up from 752 in May.
The June labor force in Westport numbered 12,655, up from 12,531 in May.
There were 11,877 employed in June, up from 11,779 employed in May. A year ago in June, Westport’s unemployment rate was 6.6 percent.
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