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01.24.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

NC Job Market Ends 2010 With A Whimper

CHAPEL HILL (January 24, 2011) – North Carolina ended 2010 essentially with no more payroll jobs than it had at the beginning of the year. According to data released today by the Employment Security Commission, North Carolina gained 2,300 payroll ...

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01.07.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Modest Progress on The Jobs Front

CHAPEL HILL (January 7, 2010) – The national employment situation improved somewhat in December, as employers added 103,000 more payroll positions than they eliminated. While that gain contributed to a fall in unemployment, a troubling drop in the size of ...

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01.04.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Hardly a Festive Time for Local Labor Markets

CHAPEL HILL (January 4, 2011) – The sizes of labor forces in communities across North Carolina continued to shrink in November, based on preliminary data released today by the Employment Security Commission. Compared to one year ago, labor forces were smaller ...

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12.30.2010 News Releases, Policy Points

SBN Releases 2010 Labor Market Review

CHAPEL HILL (December 30, 2010) – North Carolina’s job market ended 2010 little changed from the start of the year. Between December 2009 and November 2010, the most recent month for which data are available, payroll employment in the state rose by ...

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12.17.2010 News Releases, Policy Points

NC’s Labor Market Still Lags

CHAPEL HILL (December 17, 2010) – November’s loss of 12,500 payroll positions was the second-largest monthly drop recorded so far in 2010 in North Carolina. That same month, according to data released today by the Employment Security Commission, the state’s ...

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