Significant Year-Over-Year Growth Highlighted in January Regional Jobs Report

March 17, 2015

The latest regional report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows about half of our states with lower unemployment rates compared to December’s numbers. In January, we saw 24 states with an unemployment rate decrease, 8 states and the District of Columbia with no change. While month-over-month regional and state unemployment rates were little changed, […]

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Promising News for U.S. Economy in February Jobs Report

March 6, 2015

Economists’ predictions were shattered after the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced the addition of 295,000 jobs in their February jobs report. That’s an additional 56,000 jobs added since January. The BLS revised January’s number of 257,000 jobs added to 239,000. The average monthly job gain is now calculated at 266,000 jobs.

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2015 Kicks Off with 257,000 New Jobs in January Employment Report

February 6, 2015

In the first Employment Situation report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2015, January saw the creation of 257,000 new jobs. Coming off of the best year for job creation since 1999, the unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.7%. But that’s not necessarily bad news: Experts suggest the rate increased as a result […]

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Widespread Employment Increases in December’s Regional Report

January 27, 2015

For the month of December, overall unemployment rates were mostly lower across the regions and states according to the report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning. Unemployment rate decreases from November occurred in forty-two states and the District of Columbia. Continually, 46 states and the District of Columbia noted statistically significant […]

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2014 Brings Best Year for Job Growth Since 1999 in December Jobs Report

January 9, 2015

The unemployment rate dropped significantly to 5.6% according to the latest jobs report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the report, U.S. employers added 252,000 jobs in the month of December. The unemployment rate is down 1.1 percentage points over the year and number of unemployed persons is down 1.7 million as […]

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Positive Growth in State and Regional Jobs Report

December 16, 2014

We are seeing positive growth in this month’s regional report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The big news is 41 states had unemployment rate decreases compared to 34 states in October. Three states had unemployment rate increases and six states saw no change this month. Another key highlight from the report is […]

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