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04.26.2010 News Releases, Policy Points

South by North Strategies in the News

South by North Strategies' analysis of local employment conditions in March was featured in a number of media outlets. Durham Herald-Sun: "Triangle Jobless Rates Inch Downward" The News & Record: "Jobless Rate Down Across NC" High Point Enterprise: "Jobless Rates Fall Across NC" Winston-Salem ...

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04.23.2010 News Releases

Local Job Markets Remain Weak

CHAPEL HILL (April 23, 2010) –  Local labor market conditions across North Carolina remained weak in March, based on preliminary data released today by the Employment Security Commission. In March 75 counties posted double-digit unemployment rates, and 43 counties ...

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04.16.2010 News Releases

NC Labor Market Little Changed in March

CHAPEL HILL (April 16, 2010) – The March employment report released today by the Employment Security Commission points to few changes in the state’s labor market. Job growth remains insufficient to accommodate all those who wish to work, and unemployment ...

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04.07.2010 News Releases

Off to A Slow Start

CHAPEL HILL (April 7, 2010) –  Labor market conditions across North Carolina have changed little in 2010, according to preliminary data released today by the Employment Security Commission. In February, 87 counties posted double-digit unemployment rates, and 58 counties recorded ...

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04.02.2010 News Releases

National Job Market Makes A Kind of Progress

CHAPEL HILL (April 2, 2010) – The national employment report for March points to a labor market that is adding some jobs but few permanent positions. Last month, employers added 162,000 more payroll jobs than they eliminated. Many of these ...

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