Slightly more people were out of work in Butte County in November. The county logged a 7 point 7 percent rate--up from 7 point three percent in October. The month over count was slightly higher, but nowhere near as bad as a year ago, when the unemployment rate was at 9 percent. The latest figures from the State Employment Development Department show the county fared much better than the 8 point 8 percent rates of neighboring Glenn County, or the 8 point 6 percent rate of Tehama County. Figures show were there were more than 96 thousand people in the Butte County work force in November.