CPP: WNC unemployment inches up in May

From the Carolina Public Press:

 

The latest countywide joblessness figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce show that unemployment increased slightly between April and May for all but two of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina.

The largest month-over-month increase occurred in Madison County, which increased by 1 percentage point. The two counties that posted decreases in employment were Graham and Swain counties, with declines of -0.4 and -1.0 percent, respectively.

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