A reminder that the COVID recovery isn't all it's cracked up to be . . .
The Jackson County unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in May, up from 5.2 percent in April. That reflected significant improvement from May 2020, when the unemployment rate stood at 11.5 percent.
The Jackson County May unemployment rate is higher than Missouri's 4.7 percent rate, according to the latest local figures from the BLS.
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