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Last month, and for the first time in a decade, there were less than 20,000 Delawareans claiming unemployment.

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Delaware’s unemployment rate is dropping and earlier reports of seasonal job loss late last year have turned out to be exaggerated.

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Unemployment in The First State dipped slightly last month.

Delaware’s jobless rate slipped a tenth of a percent for a second straight month, falling to 4.3 percent in March.

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Delaware’s unemployment rate dropped 0.1% in February, but the state gave back most of the 2,000 jobs gained the month before.

Port of Wilmington

The Trump Administration’s decision to impose tariffs on steel imports could have some effect on ports along the Delaware River, including the Port of Wilmington.

Delaware’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.5% in January. Early numbers also show the addition of more than two thousand non-farm jobs in the state, but experts say the growth could be attributed to the change of seasons.


Dow Chemical merged with DuPont back in August - creating a 103 billion dollar company. It is now consolidating operations ahead of breaking into three smaller entities - two of which will call Delaware home.

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Gov. John Carney, community groups and members of the business community are discussing ways to prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow.

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A partnership between Delmarva Power and The Precisionists will provide local jobs to people with autism. 


Edgewell, took over the Femcare line as part of a 2013 acquisition of Johnson & Johnson. The company consolidated its assembly operations to Dover, bringing production lines from Montreal, Canada.