Jobless rate falls in Washington, Greene

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The unemployment rate in Washington and Greene counties declined in November, according to statistics released Thursday by the state Department of Labor & Industry.


Washington’s seasonally adjusted rate fell to 7.2 percent, two-tenths of a percentage point below the October, September and August figures. Washington had 6.9 percent unemployment in November 2011.


Greene County unemployment fell for a third consecutive month to 6.7 percent, down from 6.8 in October, 7.0 in September and 7.3 in August. Greene’s November 2011 rate was 6.6 percent.


For the complete story, see Friday’s Observer-Reporter.


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