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June 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Farm jobs up, jobless rate down in Merced County

Merced County saw a decrease in the unemployment rate of nearly 2 percentage points in May, according to numbers from the state’s Employment Development Department. The county has been riding a wave of lower unemployment numbers than those in 2013. The 91 folks who will lose their jobs from Mi Pueblo Market in Atwater will not have registered yet, however.

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