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Lehigh Valley's jobless rate dips slightly

Published On: Jul 01 2014 11:40:57 AM CDT

Jobless rate down slightly

Unemployment numbers in our region are going in the right direction.

An unemployment report issued Tuesday showed the jobless rate dropped a tenth of a point in the month of May in the Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton area.

The new rate is 6.1 percent and that is the lowest rate since October of 2008.

The national jobless rate for May was 6.3 percent.