The Richmond Area unemployment rate was up slightly in August.
Most of Virginia’s 10 metro areas saw small increases from July to August.
That amounts to almost 28 thousand counted out of work.
Employers in the Richmond area did add 1,900 jobs from July to August, with the strongest gains in retail trade, health care ands ocial assistance.
Richmond was tied with Indianapolis at the 15th lowest in the country, and the 51 major metropolitan areas.