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07.29.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Still Seeking Signs Of A Recovery

CHAPEL HILL (July 29, 2011) – Between June 2010 and June 2011, unemployment rates rose in 43 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in five of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas. At the same time, 64 counties and 11 metro ...

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07.22.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Public-Sector Cuts Hobble N.C.’s Labor Market

CHAPEL HILL (July 22, 2011) – In June, employers in North Carolina eliminated 9,500 more payroll positions than they added, according to data released today by the Employment Security Commission. Private-sector job creation ground to a virtual halt, while the ...

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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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