12:48 pm
Mon December 14, 2009

Hiring in Jackson Hole is Slow

Wyoming – In Teton County, employment is decreasing. According to the latest figures available, Teton County has the second highest unemployment rate in the state. It's more than 8 percent. While that's still below the national rate, it's triple the unemployment the county reported during this same period a year ago. It's a significant reversal for a county where jobs, not too long ago, outnumbered available workers, and seasonal turnover was common. Now a tight job market has both employers and employees changing their behavior. Wyoming Public Radio's Rebecca Huntington reports.