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07.01.2014 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Unemployment Rates Drop Over The Year

CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 1, 2014) – Between May 2013 and May 2014, unemployment rates fell in all 100 counties in North Carolina and in all 14 of the state’s metropolitan areas. Yet over the same period, the size of ...

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06.20.2014 News Releases, Policy Points

Progress At The Margins In May Jobs Report

CHAPEL HILL, NC (June 20, 2014) – In May, employers in North Carolina added 5,700 more payroll positions than they cut (+0.1 percent), due entirely to growth in the private sector. The monthly household survey, meanwhile, recorded an uptick in ...

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06.06.2014 News Releases, Policy Points

US Labor Market Drifts Through May

CHAPEL HILL, NC (June 6, 2014) – In May, the national labor market added 217,000 more jobs than it lost due almost entirely to gains in the private sector. The net job gain, however, did not translate into a reduction ...

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05.16.2014 News Releases, Policy Points

No Surprises In April Jobs Report For NC

CHAPEL HILL, NC (May 16, 2014) – In April, employers in North Carolina added 15,300 more payroll positions than they cut (+0.4 percent), due entirely to growth in the private sector. The monthly household survey, meanwhile, recorded a drop in ...

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05.02.2014 News Releases, Policy Points

US Labor Market Takes A Wild Ride In April

CHAPEL HILL, NC (May 2, 2014) – In April, the national labor market added 288,000 more jobs than it lost (+2.1 percent) due mainly to gains in the private sector. This net gain was the largest one logged in any ...

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