The WalletHub ranking was based on comparisons of unemployment claims during key weeks.
|Most Recovered Last Week||Least Recovered Last Week|
|1. New Hampshire||42. Wisconsin|
|2. Delaware||43. Alaska|
|3. Maryland||44. Illinois|
|4. West Virginia||45. California|
|5. Vermont||46. Oklahoma|
|6. Rhode Island||47. Indiana|
|7. South Dakota||48. Utah|
|8. Georgia||49. Michigan|
|9. Virginia||50. Ohio|
|10. Alabama||51. District of Columbia|
Delaware continues to have an unemployment rate and an employment growth rate below the national figure.
Critics claim excessive regulation, taxes, and three decades of Democrats controlling the state government have led to a more endemic growth rate.
Delaware is now on a path toward a $15 an hour minimum wage, with paid family leave likely to go to the governor’s desk.
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