Jobless rate drops to 8.7%

Workforce Solutions Alamo recently released data indicating that the Gillespie County unemployment rate decreased to 8.7% in May, lower than the 10.3% rate that was reported in April, after adjustments from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Gillespie County’s rate registered lower than the overall jobless rate of 12.6% rate for the 13-county Workforce Solutions Alamo area. The area includes…

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