Berkshire Eagle

County Jobless rate dips to 15.8%
County Jobless rate dips to 15.8%
After jumping nearly, a full percentage point in June, the Berkshire County unemployment rate fell back to 15.8 percent last month, the same level that it reached in May. The Berkshire Eagle is reporting that according to newly releases state figures, the slight increases in the county’s total labor force and the number of employed residents, combined with a small decrease in the number of unemplo