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01.24.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

NC Job Market Ends 2011 On A Flat Note

CHAPEL HILL (January 24, 2012) – North Carolina’s job market ended 2011 little different than it started the year. In December, the number of payroll jobs in the slate fell slightly, as did the number of unemployed persons and the ...

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01.06.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

National Labor Market Improved In Dec.

CHAPEL HILL (January 6, 2011) – In December, the American economy gained 200,000 more payroll jobs than it lost. The private sector netted 212,000 positions, while the public sector shed 12,000 jobs, due overwhelmingly to payroll cuts on the part ...

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12.02.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Labor Market Records Some Growth In November

CHAPEL HILL (December 2, 2011) – In November, the American economy gained 120,000 more payroll jobs than it lost. While the private sector netted 140,000 positions, the public sector shed 20,000 jobs, due overwhelmingly to payroll cuts on the part ...

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12.01.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Labor Markets Deteriorate Over The Year

CHAPEL HILL (December 1, 2011) – Between October 2010 and October 2011, unemployment rates rose in 78 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in 12 of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas. At the same time, 36 counties and 5 metros ...

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11.22.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

N.C.’s Labor Market Still Down And Out

CHAPEL HILL (November 22, 2011) – North Carolina’s job market experienced few changes in October. While the number of jobs in the state rose slightly, unemployment remained at a distressingly high level. During the first 10 months of 2011, North ...

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