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Jobs Report

Over-the-Year Progress in July’s Regional and State Jobs Report

August 18, 2014

As reported in our monthly National Jobs Report, there was little change in the employment situation across the United States in July. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics Regional and State summary showed 30 states with unemployment rate increases from June, 8 states with decreases, and 12 states and the District of Columbia with no […]

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Highs and Lows in the July Jobs Report

August 1, 2014

Par the course from the last several months, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Situation report indicated sustained growth in the number of those employed in the United States. On the positive side, the July jobs report shows 209,000 new jobs. This streak of 200,000 or more jobs a month marks the sixth […]

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Positive Trends in the June 2014 Regional Jobs Report

July 18, 2014

While there was little change for the month, the June 2014 Regional Jobs Report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed positive trends over the past year. As we previously indicated, the National Unemployment rate has declined 1.4 percentage points from June 2013. This can be attributed to the fact that 49 states and the District […]

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May Regional and State Jobs Report

June 20, 2014

While there were no major changes in May, a positive steadiness was displayed in the Regional and State Employment summary released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning. In this installment of the jobs report, twenty states showed an employment rate decrease, sixteen had increases and 14 and the District of Columbia had […]

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Signs of Economic Momentum in May Jobs Report

June 6, 2014

With the addition of 217,000 new jobs in May, signs are pointing to a gain in economic momentum despite a slow start to the year. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on Friday, total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 217,000 in May, which is slightly more than the average monthly gain […]

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43 States Report Unemployment Rate Decreases for April 2014

May 16, 2014

Earlier this month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the April unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since the economic crisis of 2008. This morning’s Regional and State report indicates that in April, forty-three states saw unemployment decreases, two reported unemployment increases, and five states and the District of Columbia saw no […]

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