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July 19, 2013
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Douglas jobless rate up slightly

Douglas County’s jobless rate posted the first increase of 2013, according to figures released on July 18. The fifth of a point increase to 10.4 percent reflected an increase in the labor pool as much as the number of unemployed. According to the Nevada Labor Force Report, the total labor force increased to 21,700, up 290 from May. The total number of the employed also increased by 220, leaving 70 additional jobless workers, compared to last month. The 19,440 employed residents is the highest number so far this year. Douglas has the sixth highest unemployment rate in the state, according …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 23, 2013 03:46PM Published Jul 19, 2013 11:30AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.