Unemployment rate continues to drop in Stanislaus County

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The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County took another dip in May, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

The May unemployment rate came in at 8 percent for Stanislaus County, down from a revised rate of 8.6 percent in April and well below the year-ago estimate of 15.6 percent.

The drop in unemployment has largely been fueled by a reopening of the economy and just about every sector finding they need to hire more people.

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