15,000 Unemployed In Windsor-Essex As Jobless Rate Rises
Friday November 7th, 2014
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Windsor’s jobless rate has risen slightly after labour force estimates for September were released this morning.
The unemployment rose from 8.7% in September to 8.9% in October. That translates to around 15,000 people unemployed in the area.
Meanwhile Canada’s unemployment rate fell 0.3 percentage points to 6.5%, the lowest rate since November 2008.
Windsor’s jobless rate represents the entire Windsor-Essex census area.