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Expert: Unemployment numbers may rise in Bulloch
GSU professor says summer usually means job losses locally
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The U.S. unemployment rate edged down slightly to 9.5 percent for the month of June, according to numbers released from the Labor Department last week. But, what does that mean for Bulloch County residents? Tony Barilla, an associate professor in the School of Economic Development at Georgia Southern University, said that while unemployment rates are down currently, he expects the number to rise over the coming months in Bulloch County. "(Unemployment rates) are fluctuating," Barilla said.
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