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03.24.2016 News Releases

NC Labor Market Moved Sideways In Feb.

CHAPEL HILL, NC (March 24, 2016) – In February, employers in North Carolina cut 900 more payroll jobs than they added, with slight losses in the private sector offset by slight gains in the public sector. Over the year, North ...

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02.03.2016 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Unemployment Rates Rose In 2015

CHAPEL HILL, NC (February 3, 2016) - From December 2014 to December 2015, unemployment rates (unadjusted) rose in 81 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in 14 of the state’s 15 metropolitan areas. Over the same period, the size of ...

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01.27.2016 News Releases, Policy Points

Job Growth in North Carolina Slowed In 2015

CHAPEL HILL, NC (January 26, 2015) – Over the course of 2015, employers in North Carolina added 86,800 more payroll jobs than they cut, with virtually all of the net gains originating in the private sector. Compared to 2014, however, ...

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12.18.2015 News Releases, Policy Points

North Carolina Labor Market Improved In Nov.

CHAPEL HILL, NC (December 18, 2015) – In November, employers in North Carolina added 11,400 more payroll jobs than they cut, with all of the gains originating in the private sector. Over the year, North Carolina gained 91,200 more payroll ...

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11.20.2015 News Releases, Policy Points

Mixed Labor Market Conditions In October

CHAPEL HILL, NC (November 20, 2015) – In October, employers in North Carolina eliminated 3,100 more payroll jobs than they added, with all of the cuts originating in the private sector. Over the year, North Carolina gained 91,000 more payroll ...

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