Unemployment on the rise in Pitkin County | AspenTimes.com

Unemployment on the rise in Pitkin County

Wyatt Haupt Jr.
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO

The unemployment rate in Pitkin County surged to 4.1 percent in March from 2.3 percent in March 2008, according to state labor report released Friday.

At the same time the county’s labor force increased to 12,586 from 12,452, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported. A total of 520 people reported they did not have jobs in March.

For more information read the Saturday edition of The Aspen Times.

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