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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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04.01.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

A Bit Of Labor Market Momentum

CHAPEL HILL (April 1, 2011) – The national economy netted 216,000 payroll positions in March. This marked the sixth consecutive month of job growth. While strong by recent standards, the March level of payroll growth failed to alter the basic ...

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03.25.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Short Month Sees Solid Job Growth

CHAPEL HILL (March 25, 2011) – In February, North Carolina’s employers added 17,400 more payroll positions than they eliminated, according to data released today by the Employment Security Commission. This monthly gain was the single-largest one recorded since the state’s ...

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03.18.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Few Changes Along The Local Jobs Front

CHAPEL HILL (March 18, 2011) – Eighty-six of North Carolina’s 100 counties and 12 of the state’s 14 metro areas had labor forces in January 2011 that were smaller in size than they were one year before. Moreover, 77 counties ...

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03.10.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

New Year, Same NC Job Market

CHAPEL HILL (March 10, 2011) – North Carolina’s labor market did not begin 2011 on a footing much different from the one on which it ended 2010. According to data released today by the Employment Security Commission, North Carolina ...

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