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Labor and Economic Analysis Division, Department of Commerce

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Labor & Economic Analysis Division
Friday, August 18, 2017

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.1 percent from June’s revised rate of 4.2 percent. read more ...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

North Carolina releases a list of Top 300 Private Employers, compiled annually, based off the first quarter employment size as reported by the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wage (QCEW) program. The list breaks out employers by manufacturing and nonmanufacturing. read more ...

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

What happened to middle-wage jobs? This is a question that can be seen on dozens of news article headlines across the country. Although the economy is growing, the types of occupations that have returned since the recession have been uneven. A troubling aspect of employment growth over the past decade has been the decline of middle-wage jobs combined with the explosion of low-wage professions. read more ...

Monday, August 07, 2017

Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: Rolesville plans for population growth. . . Bertie County struggles with loss of population and jobs. . . Seasonal workers suffer during blackout on the Outer Banks.

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