Trinity County’s unemployment rate fell from 3.9% in April to 3.2% in May, much lower than a year ago when the May unemployment rate was 6.1%, according to preliminary data issued Friday by the Employment Development Department Labor Market Information Division.

The national unemployment rate in May was 3.4%, up slightly from 3.3% the month before and down from 5.5% in May 2021. California’s rate this May was 3.4%, down from 3.9% in April and down from 4.3% the year before.

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