The February unemployment rate for Pierce County was 7.1%, roughly unchanged since October (7.3%). The rate represents a 25% year-over increase in the number of job seekers (+6,120). While the regional workforce has made a strong return, gains have stagnated in recent months, with over 34,000 fewer people employed today than a year ago. Read the full report at the WorkForce Central website.
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