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Wyoming Unemployment falls to 7.0% in June 2020

 


The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 8.8% in May to 7.6% in June. This decrease in unemployment suggests that Wyoming’s economy continues to recover from the sharp contraction seen in April. It appears that the lifting of some COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and the reopening of businesses have resulted in many individuals returning to work. While still elevated, Wyoming’s unemployment rate was significantly lower than the U.S. rate of 11.1%.

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