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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November Jobs Report’s 321k New Jobs is Highest Since April

December 5, 2014

According to the monthly Employment Situation released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today, November reported the creation of 321,000 new jobs. November is the first month reporting more than 300,000 new jobs since April of this year. Despite widespread job gains, the unemployment rate remained steady at 5.8% nationally. The 321,000 new jobs far surpassed […]

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Unemployment Rate Down in 35 States for October Regional and State Jobs Report

November 21, 2014

The big news in this month’s regional and state unemployment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics was the unemployment rate decrease from September in 34 states and the District of Columbia. As compared to this time last year, 42 states and the District of Columbia have reduced their unemployment rate. As previously reported, […]

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Unemployment Rate Declines Further with 214k New Jobs in October Jobs Report

November 7, 2014

The month of October brought 214,000 new jobs as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The October Jobs Report also showed a continued reduction in unemployment rate which now sits at 5.8% – a 0.1% reduction from September and a 0.8% reduction since the beginning of the year. Additionally in the report, the […]

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Unemployment Down in 31 States in September Regional Jobs Report

October 21, 2014

Since August, 31 states reported a decline in unemployment rate according to the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today. 42 states and the District of Columbia also reported unemployed rate decreases as compared to September 2013. As previously reported, the national unemployment rate dropped to […]

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Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.9% in September Jobs Report

October 3, 2014

With the addition of 248,000 jobs in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a significant drop in unemployment rate to 5.9% on Friday. This is reduction of -0.2 percentage points from August. Over the past 12 months, the unemployment rate has dropped 1.3 percentage points and the number of unemployed persons has been […]

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