New numbers in today from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show that unemployment increased slightly in all of Connecticut’s major cities between April and May.
From the report:
According to the BLS, Waterbury is one of 27 metro areas nationwide with an unemployment rate higher than 10 percent. The numbers from May are the newest available; June figures are expected to be released in the coming weeks.
Nationwide, the highest metro unemployment rate was in Yuma, Ariz. at 30.8 percent; the lowest was Bismarck, N.D. at 2.4 percent.