Sep 20, 201102:40 PMDaily Biz Briefs
Jobless rates up during August in most of South Sound
Mason County recorded the only year-to-year drop in unemployment, falling from 10.9 percent during August 2010 to 10.5 percent last month. Unemployment in Lewis County rose from 12.8 percent to 13.1 percent. The jobless figure ticked up in Pierce County from 9.8 to 9.9 percent and Thurston County saw an increase from 8 percent to 8.3 percent.