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05.29.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

Spring Thaw In Local Unemployment Rates

CHAPEL HILL, NC (May 29, 2013) – Between April 2012 and April 2013, unemployment rates fell in 76 of North Carolina’s 100 countries and in 12 of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas. Over the period, the size of the labor ...

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05.03.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

National Labor Market Added Jobs In April

CHAPEL HILL, NC (May 3, 2013) – The national labor market added in April 165,000 more jobs than it lost. The unemployment rate, however, was essentially unchanged from the previous month, as was the total number of unemployed Americans. Despite ...

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05.01.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

Unemployment Down In Most Local Labor Markets

CHAPEL HILL, NC (May 1, 2013) – Between March 2012 and March 2013, unemployment rates fell in 78 of North Carolina’s 100 countries and in 12 of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas. Over the period, the size of the labor ...

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04.19.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

State Payroll Levels Unchanged In March

CHAPEL HILL, NC (April 19, 2013) – The total number of payroll jobs in North Carolina essentially was unchanged in March (-300, +/- 0 percent). While the statewide unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) fell by 0.2 percentage points, the decline was ...

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04.10.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

Unemployment Widespread In Local Labor Markets

CHAPEL HILL, NC (April 10, 2013) – Between February 2012 and February 2013, unemployment rates fell in 76 of North Carolina’s 100 countries and in 12 of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas. Over the period, the size of the labor ...

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