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Administrative and Support and Waste Management, Health Care and Social Assistance, Manufacturing Leading Industries for ClaimsRead the Press Release 
Labor Force Participation Rate Edged Lower to 63.7% and Unemployed Virginians Fell by 1,956Learn More
Virginia added nearly 6,000 jobs in July, and the Commonwealth’s unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage point to 2.7 percent from 3.4 percent in January.
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