WPR News
8:42 am
Tue June 19, 2007

Unemployment Rate Increases

Cheyenne, Wy – Wyoming's seasonally adjusted unemployment
rate increased for the third straight month to three-point-three
percent in May, up from April's two-point-nine percent.
The state jobless rate has steadily increased each month since
its recent low of two-point-three percent in February.
Still, the Wyoming unemployment rate remains below the U-S rate.
Platte County posted the highest unemployment rate in May at
four-point-two percent, followed by Fremont and Big Horn counties
at four-point-one percent.
Sublette County's one-point-nine percent rate in May was the
lowest in the state.