Vermont’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percent in March, to 3.8 percent.
Nationally, the March unemployment rate stood at 5.5 percent.
While the number of employed Vermonters increased by 250 from February to March, the state’s civilian labor force declined by 250 during that period - and fell by 700 from March 2014 to March 2015.
According to the Vermont Department of Labor, the jobless rates for the state’s 17 labor market areas ranged from 2.9 in the Burlington area to 7.6 in Derby. The market area rates are not seasonally adjusted.