Unemployment rates rose in two-thirds of US cities
Unemployment rates rose in more than two-thirds of U.S. cities last month, evidence that the slowdown in hiring last month was felt nationwide.
By Christopher S. Rugaber|June 27, 2012 at 02:15 PM
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in more than two-thirds of U.S. cities last month, evidence that the slowdown in hiring last month was felt nationwide.
The Labor Department says unemployment rates increased in 255 of the nation’s 372 largest metro areas. They fell in 87 and were unchanged in 30. That’s worse than in April when rates fell in 356 areas.
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