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07.30.2014 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Unemployment Rates Down Over The Year

CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 30, 2014) – Between June 2013 and June 2014, unemployment rates once again fell in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in all 14 of the state’s metropolitan areas. Over the same period, labor force sizes shrank ...

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07.18.2014 News Releases, Policy Points

North Carolina’s Slow Recovery Continues

CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 18, 2014) – In June, employers in North Carolina shed 5,800 more payroll positions than they added (-0.1 percent), due almost entirely to reductions in the payrolls of local governments. The monthly household survey, meanwhile, recorded ...

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07.03.2014 News Releases, Policy Points

US Labor Market Improves In June

CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 3, 2014) – In June, the national labor market added 288,000 more jobs than it lost due primarily to gains in the private sector. At the same time, the national unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent. ...

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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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