(Unemployment down, slightly)….The latest numbers released are for the month of June.
The Labor Market Information Division of the Employment Development Department released the report. It indicates June unemployment for Imperial County at 22 percent. That is down from the 22.4 percent reported in May. The June numbers are below the 24.7 percent jobless rate reported in June 2013. This compares to the unadjusted unemployment rate of 7.3 percent for the state and the 6.3 percent for the nation during the same period.