News Releases

07.08.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Summertime Employment Blues: June 2011

CHAPEL HILL (July 8, 2011) – In June, the American economy added only 18,000 more payroll jobs than it lost. Most major industries recorded little net job growth in June, and as a result, the share of the labor force ...

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06.24.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

May Local Employment Report

South by North Strategies will not be releasing a written analysis of the May 2011 jobs report for local communities in North Carolina on the morning of June 24, 2011. Firm representatives, however, will be available for comment via phone or ...

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06.17.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Job Growth Turns Negative In May

CHAPEL HILL (June 17, 2011) – In May, employers in North Carolina eliminated 7,400 more payroll positions than they added, according to data released today by the Employment Security Commission. May marked the first month in 2011 in which North ...

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06.03.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Slip Sliding Away

CHAPEL HILL (June 3, 2011) – In May, the American economy added just 54,000 more payroll jobs than it lost—a pace of growth inconsistent with an economic recovery. Net job creation ground to a halt in most major industries, and ...

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05.27.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

A Winding Road To Recovery

CHAPEL HILL (May 27, 2011) – Between April 2010 and April 2011, unemployment rates fell in 93 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in all 14 of the state’s metropolitan areas. At the same time, 89 counties and ...

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