CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s unemployment rate remained at 5.4 percent in May, marking the eighth month in a row the rate has not changed.

According to WorkForce West Virginia, the number of unemployed people increased by 100 individuals to a total of 42,300.

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 10,600 jobs.

The national unemployment rate last month fell to 3.8 percent.

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