West Virginia's unemployment at a record high

West Virginia's unemployment jumped by 1.3% to reach a seven year high of 7.5%.

That include 10,200 have lost their jobs. Unemployment increased to encompass close to 59,000.

The biggest job losses came from the industries of mining, logging, manufacturing, and construction. Seasonal jobs, jobs in education, and jobs in health care remain steady.

The last record set for West Virginia unemployment was 7.2% in 2003.

Visit West Virginia's unemployment page on Unemploymentor.com for information about West Virginia unemployment, and tips for claiming unemployment benefits.