Sheridan/Johnson county unemployment rises at the end of 2015

(Sheridan County, Wyo.) — The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased significantly from 4.1% in November to 4.3% in December. Sheridan County unemployment rose from 4.2% in November 2015 to 4.5% in December. In Johnson County, unemployment rose more significantly from 4.3% to 5.1% from November to December. From December 2014 to December 2015, unemployment rates rose in 12 counties and fell in 11 counties. The largest increases occurred in Natrona (up from 3.9% to 5.5%), Converse (up from 3.0% to 4.3%), Campbell (up from 3.2% to 4.3%), and Sweetwater (up from 4.0% to 5.1%) counties. Sizeable unemployment rate decreases were observed in Teton (down from 5.0% to 4.0%), Lincoln (down from 5.3% to 4.8%), and Laramie (down from 4.5% to 4.0%) counties. For more information, click here . *Pitchengine Communities photo* #dally #news