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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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02.04.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Every Which Way But Up (Or Down)

CHAPEL HILL (February 4, 2011) – A complex national employment report for January offered few clear insights into the state of the American job market. Last month, employers added just 36,000 more payroll positions than they eliminated, but at the ...

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02.01.2011 News Releases, Policy Points

Local N.C. Labor Forces Continue To Shrink

CHAPEL HILL (February 1, 2011) – Some 71 percent of North Carolina’s counties and 36 percent of the state’s metro areas ended 2010 with labor forces smaller in size than they were at the start of the year. Furthermore, 57 ...

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