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08.07.2013 Biannual Jobs Review, News Releases, Policy Points

NC’s Labor Market Disappoints In 2013’s First Half

(August 8, 2013) - North Carolina's labor market recorded little net employment growth (seasonally adjusted) over the first six months of 2013. During the first half of the year, the state gained 16,100 more payroll jobs than it lost (+0.4 percent). ...

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08.02.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

National Labor Market Sagged In July

CHAPEL HILL, NC (August 2, 2013) – The national labor market added in July 162,000 more jobs than it lost. While the unemployment rate and number of unemployed persons fell over the month, joblessness remained pervasive throughout the country. Last month, ...

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07.30.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Unemployment Rates Down Over The Year

CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 30, 2013) – Between June 2012 and June 2013, unemployment rates fell in 85 of North Carolina’s 100 countries and in 13 of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas. Over that period, however, the size of the ...

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07.19.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

June Marks End To A Disappointing Six Months

CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 19, 2013) – June marked the end to a disappointing six months for North Carolina’s labor market. Over the first half of 2013, employers added just 16,100 more jobs than they cut (+0.4 percent). That change ...

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07.05.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

National Labor Market Grew In June

CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 5, 2013) – The national labor market added in June 195,000 more jobs than it lost. The unemployment rate, however, was essentially unchanged from the prior month, as was the total number of unemployed Americans. Despite ...

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