Friday, January 24, 2014 - 11:43am
Delaware unemployment drops in final month of 2013
Unemployment in Delaware dropped at the end of 2013.
Latest numbers from the state Labor Department show joblessness stood at 6.2% in December, down from six-and-a-half percent in November.
The new figures keep Delaware well below the national average of 6.7%.
Biggest job gains last month were in leisure and hospitality and professional and business services.
The Labor Department estimates 27 thousand 400 Delawareans were unemployed last month.
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