Windsor's unemployment rate 9% in June, up again
City's jobless rate worsens for 5th consecutive month
Windsor unemployment rate has inched up again.
The city's rate was an even nine per cent in June. That's nearly two percentage points higher than the national average.
Canada's economy shed 9,400 jobs in June, enough to inch the unemployment rate up slightly to 7.1 per cent.
Windsor now has the second-highest unemployment rate in Canada.
It is only behind Peterborough and Saguenay, Que., both of which had an unemployment rate of 9.7 per cent in June.
However, both those cities improved last month.
Windsor's rate got worse from May to June, up from 8.6 per cent.