County unemployment rate rises to 6.3 percent

Whatcom County’s unemployment rate rose to 6.3 percent in November, up from a revised October rate of 6 percent, according to data from the Washington State Employment Security Department. In November 2013, the counties unemployment rate was 6 percent.

Statewide, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 6.2 percent. That’s down from a 6.8 percent unemployment rate last November.

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