Lake County had the highest unemployment rate in the state last month.
Northwest Indiana, however, suffered some of the highest joblessness in the Hoosier state in September. Lake and LaPorte counties ranked number one and three in joblessness statewide, while Porter County ranked 10th.
The Region's unemployment rate dropped again in August to the lowest point it's been since the coronavirus pandemic started, finally falling below double digits.
Hoosier companies may be on the hook for extra payments, beginning in 2022, if Indiana's loans from the federal government to pay unemployment benefits remain outstanding.
The $300 a week in Lost Wages Assistance promised last month by Republican President Donald Trump will be distributed to eligible Hoosiers next week as a one-time, lump-sum payment.
The Region's unemployment rate dipped again in July to the lowest point it's been since the coronavirus pandemic started.
Due to the state's financial uncertainty, Indiana will not contribute the extra $100 a week recommended by President Donald Trump to supplement the $300 a week in temporary federal assistance.
Indiana has not yet committed to participating in a program touted by President Donald Trump to provide $400 in weekly assistance to unemployed workers.
The Region's unemployment rate dipped again in June as more people returned to their jobs after stay-at-home restrictions were loosened, but nearly 15% of Northwest Indiana remained out of work.
Unemployment dropped in May as more people returned to their jobs after stay-at-home restrictions were loosened, but more than 15% of Northwest Indiana remained out of work.
One out of five Region residents were jobless as unemployment skyrocketed in April.
Mass layoffs have surged across Indiana because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Joblessness rose across the Region in December, rising to as high as 7% in East Chicago.
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