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05.28.2010 News Releases

Local Labor Markets Move Sideways in April

CHAPEL HILL (May 28, 2010) –  Local labor market conditions across North Carolina remained weak in April, according to preliminary data released today by the Employment Security Commission. In April, 63 counties posted double-digit unemployment rates, and 23 counties recorded unemployment ...

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05.21.2010 News Releases

Hold Off On The Celebration

CHAPEL HILL (May 21, 2010) – The April employment report released today by the Employment Security Commission points to a state labor market in fragile condition. Job growth is insufficient to accommodate all those who wish to work; unemployment remains ...

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05.07.2010 News Releases

National Job Market Improves in April

CHAPEL HILL (May 7, 2010) – The national employment report for April points to an improving labor market. Last month, employers added 290,000 more payroll jobs than they eliminated with gains occurring across a broad range of industries. Stabilizing conditions ...

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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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