- Unemployment went up - 9.3% in August - from 9.0% in July. In August 2008, unemployment was 6.1%.
- In the Lehigh Valley statistical area, about 38,800 people are unemployed.
Thursday, October 15, 2009
The October 2009 version of the Lehigh Valley Job and Labor Outlook is available, thanks to our friends at the Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board. A rough (very rough) summary of the employment trends: