Workers Wanted In Wayne County

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The Himalayan Institute just outside of Honesdale is gearing up to host a community job fair.   The nonprofit will hold the event tomorrow, Wednesday, May 11, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  It's located at 952 Bethany Turnpike.  Positions range from summer jobs for young adults to full-time gigs including dozens at the federal prison in Waymart.  Other employers from across Wayne County will also be on hand.

For a list of employers at the job fair tomorrow and more information, head here or call 570-309-7860.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in Wayne County is 6.9% which is higher than the national of five percent.  The stats were released May 6.