Virginia Employment Commission
The Virginia Employment Commission says the state’s jobless rate fell in April for the second consecutive month.
Virginia’s unemployment rate dipped in December to 5.5 percent, the lowest jobless number in four years.
Virginia’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly in June after remaining at the lowest rate in three years, but is still better than the national average.
Virginia’s unemployment rate remained at the lowest rate in three years in May and is still below the national average.
Virginia saw stronger job growth in 2011 than first estimated, with eight of the state’s industrial sectors adding jobs last year, the Virginia Employment Commission said Monday.