August Regional Jobs Report: 44 States Added Jobs Year-Over-Year

September 20, 2016

The August Regional Jobs Report revealed that unemployment rates were higher in 6 states, lower in 3 states, and stable in 41 states and the District of Columbia compared with July 2016. The regional unemployment rate was significantly different from the U.S. rate in two regions.

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August Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Remains Steady

September 2, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 151,000 jobs were created in August 2016, with the unemployment rate remaining at 4.9 percent for the third consecutive month.

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July Regional Jobs Report: Year-Over-Year Growth Continues

August 19, 2016

While year-over-year regional unemployment continues to trend in a positive direction, there is little month-over-month change. Two regions had an unemployment rate significantly different from the national average. On a state level, the majority of states did not see significant month-over-month unemployment rate changes.

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July Jobs Report: Job Growth Resolves Economic Uncertainty

August 5, 2016

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ unemployment report, 255,000 jobs were created in July 2016. Professional and technical services created 37,000 jobs among these. The unemployment rate in the United States remained steady at 4.9 percent.

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June Regional Jobs Report: Impressive Year-Over-Year Improvements

July 22, 2016

Year-over-year unemployment figures continued to trend in the right direction in June. No region’s unemployment rate was significantly different from the national average, but three regions did see an appreciable year-over-year unemployment rate decrease. Month-over-month unemployment rates were stable in forty-three states and the District of Columbia, lower in one state, and higher in six states.

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June Jobs Report: Big Gains in Job Growth

July 8, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ unemployment report shows that 287,000 jobs were created in June 2016, putting job growth back on track. This is the highest gain in jobs in eight months, offsetting the economy’s performance in May. The unemployment rate in the United States rose 0.2 percentage points to 4.9 percent.

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