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An email from Governor Northam states that the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in September.
That is 2.8 percentage points below the rate from a year ago.
Virginia’s unemployment rate continues to stay below the national average of 4.8 percent according the release.
According to the governor’s newsletter both private and public sectors gained a total of 73,000 new jobs collectively.
September is the sixteenth consecutive month Virginia unemployment rate has dropped according to Governor Northam.
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