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10.21.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

NC Job Market Stumbles Through Sept.

CHAPEL HILL (October 21, 2011) – North Carolina’s job market stumbled through September, ending the month with 22,200 fewer payroll jobs than with which it started. After accounting for those losses, the state had just 0.2 percent more jobs than ...

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09.23.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

August A Rough Month For Local Job Markets

CHAPEL HILL (September 23, 2011) – Between August 2010 and August 2011, unemployment rates rose in 76 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in 11 of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas. At the same time, 49 counties and 10 metros ...

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09.16.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

A Stormy Month For N.C.’s Job Market

CHAPEL HILL (September 16, 2011) – August was a stormy month for North Carolina’s labor market. Last month, the state gained 16,500 more payroll jobs than were lost, thanks to an increase in local government payrolls. At the same time, ...

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09.02.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Zero Job Growth Posted In August

CHAPEL HILL (September 2, 2011) – In August, the American economy added no more payroll jobs than it lost. While the private sector netted 17,000 positions, the public sector shed 17,000 jobs, resulting in a net gain of zero jobs. ...

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08.26.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Weak Job Conditions Prevail Across N.C.

CHAPEL HILL (August 26, 2011) – Between July 2010 and July 2011, unemployment rates rose in 54 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in 6 of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas. At the same time, 49 counties and 8 metros ...

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