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06.03.2015 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Employment Conditions Improve

CHAPEL HILL, NC (June 3, 2015) – Between April 2014 and April 2015, unemployment rates fell in 95 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in all 15 of the state’s metropolitan areas. Over the same period, the size of the ...

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05.27.2015 News Releases, Policy Points

North Carolina Labor Market Improves, But Slowly

CHAPEL HILL, NC (May 27, 2015) – In April, employers in North Carolina added 11,100 more jobs than they cut, with net gains occurring in the public and private sectors. Over the year, North Carolina gained 106,600 more jobs than ...

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04.22.2015 News Releases, Policy Points

North Carolina’s Incomeless Recovery

RALEIGH, NC (April 22, 2015) – A new report released today finds that the income of the typical North Carolina household fell not just during the “Great Recession,” but has continued to fall during the recovery, leaving the proclamations of a “Carolina ...

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04.21.2015 News Releases, Policy Points

Statewide Labor Market Improves Year-Over-Year

CHAPEL HILL, NC (April 21, 2015) – In March, employers in North Carolina cut 2,600 more jobs than they added, with net reductions occurring in the private and public sectors. Over the year, however, North Carolina gained 113,700 more jobs ...

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03.17.2015 News Releases, Policy Points

A Slow Start For North Carolina’s Job Market

CHAPEL HILL, NC (March 17, 2015) – In January, employers in North Carolina added no more payroll positions than they cut, as a small gain in private-sectors payrolls was offset entirely by a small drop in public-sector payrolls. The monthly ...

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