Saturday, November 23, 2013
Westport’s unemployment rate in October was 5.7 percent, up from 5.5 percent in September, the Connecticut Department of Labor said.
The department said the number of Westport unemployed in October was 703, up from 682 in September.
The October labor force in Westport numbered 12,397, up from 12,392 in September.
There were 11,694 employed in October, down from 11,710 in September. A year ago in October, Westport’s unemployment rate was 6 percent.
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