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05.20.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Editor’s Note: April Jobs Report

South by North Strategies will not be releasing a written analysis of the April 2010 jobs report for North Carolina on the morning of May 20, 2011. Firm representatives, however, will be available for comment via phone or email. Interested journalists ...

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05.06.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

A National Labor Market In Flux

CHAPEL HILL (May 6, 2011) – The national economy netted 244,000 payroll positions in April, which marked the seventh consecutive month of job growth. Yet the positive payroll figure masked several troubling developments—developments that point to a potential summer slowdown ...

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04.27.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Progress Of A Kind

CHAPEL HILL (April 27, 2011) – Between March 2010 and March 2011, unemployment rates fell in 98 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in all 14 of the state’s metropolitan areas. At the same time, 81 counties and ...

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04.19.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

NC Labor Market Improves In March

CHAPEL HILL (April 19, 2011) – In March, employers in North Carolina added 13,900 more payroll positions than they eliminated, according to data released today by the Employment Security Commission. The monthly gain was the third-largest one recorded since the ...

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04.06.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Recovery Still A Long Way Off

CHAPEL HILL (April 6, 2011) – In February, unemployment rates exceeded 10 percent in 67 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and 6 of its 14 metro areas. And, compared to a year ago, 87 counties and 11 metro areas had ...

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