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Jobs Report

45 States with Year-Over-Year Unemployment Rate Declines in August Regional and State Jobs Report

September 19, 2014

While the national employment situation remained steady in August, many states are seeing changes in their unemployment rate. In August, there were rate decreases in 15 states, no change in 11 states, and rate increases in 24 states and the District of Columbia according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released today. On a very positive […]

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142k Jobs Added in August Jobs Report

September 5, 2014

With only 142,000 jobs created in August, the six-month streak of at least 200,000 jobs created per month was broken according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Services Employment Situation report released Friday. The unemployment rate for the month remained steady at 6.1%. Despite the stalled growth, the over-the-year numbers still indicated a stronger employment situation. […]

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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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