Jobless claims on the rise!

July 19, 2013
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Jobless claims increased in June in both Oconee County and South Carolina. The statewide increase was reported slight by the Department of Employment and Workforce. Oconee County, however, saw a full one percentage point increase in the numbers of those filing new claims. The Oconee rate rose from 8.3% in May to 9.3% in June. Oconeeā€™s rate remained about the middle of the pack in a listing of all 46 counties, ranging from a low of 6.9% in Lexington to a high of 16.3% in Marion. Neighboring Anderson and Pickens counties reported rates of 8.2% and 7.9%.

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