County Unemployment Rate Law and Legal Definition

According to 13 CFR 126.103 [Title 13 -- Business Credit and Assistance; Chapter I -- Small Business Administration; Part 126 – HUBzone Program; Subpart A -- Provisions of General Applicability], county unemployment rate is “the rate of unemployment for a county based on the most recent data available from the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The appropriate data may be found in the DOL/BLS publication titled "Supplement 2, Unemployment in States and Local Areas." This publication is available for public inspection at the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of Local Area Unemployment Statistics located at 2 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Room 4675, Washington D.C. 20212. A copy is also available at SBA, Office of D/HUB, 409 3rd Street, SW, Washington D.C. 20416.”