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Berks County jobless rate holds steady

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Jul 29 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 30 2013 05:11:55 PM CDT

Berks County jobless rate holds steady

READING, Pa. -

The unemployment rate held steady in Berks County in June.

State labor officials said the jobless rate last month was 7.6 percent. That's where it was in May.

The unemployment rate in Berks is the lowest it has been since January 2009.

The city of Reading's unemployment rate was 11.3 percent in June. That number is not seasonally adjusted.