Saturday, June 22, 2013
Westport May Unemployment Rate at 6%
Westport’s unemployment rate in May was 6 percent, up from 5.8 percent in April, the Connecticut Department of Labor said.
The department said the number of Westport unemployed in May was 752, up from 706 in April.
The May labor force in Westport numbered 12,531, up from 12,254 in April.
There were 11,779 unemployed in May, up from 11,548 employed in April. A year ago in May, Westport’s unemployment rate was 6.2 percent.