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Walmart has announced that a large number of workers are going to be getting a raise.  Considering the footprint that the retailer has in North Carolina, this could mean added benefit for the state’s economy.
  • 31 March 2015
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New North Carolina employment and wage estimates for 800 nonfarm occupations are now available through the Occupational Employment Statistics program.
  • 27 March 2015
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North Carolina's February seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is unchanged from the previous month, while the U.S. rate fell 0.2 of a percentage point. North Carolina's Total Nonfarm employment continues to increase.
  • 27 March 2015
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What are the economies in different parts of North Carolina like? How are they similar to one another and how are they unique? From the mountains to the coast, recently published data from LEAD shed light on North Carolina’s varied regional economies.
  • 25 March 2015
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North Carolina's not seasonally adjusted January unemployment rates for its 100 counties and 15 Metropolitan Statistical Areas are now available.
  • 20 March 2015
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The North Carolina seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.4 percent from the annual revised December 2014 rate as the number of people unemployed fell 0.5 percent.
  • 17 March 2015
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Recently released data from the 2012 Economic Census indicates that the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Metropolitan Statistical Area reigns as North Carolina's manufacturing hub.
  • 16 March 2015
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LEAD's BLS Statistics Data chart has eliminated the guess work of which geographies are available for several BLS programs.
U.S. Total Nonfarm employment increased in February, while the unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percentage points, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
  • 6 March 2015
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Despite early indications of an economic slowdown, newly released data revisions show that North Carolina’s unemployment rate improved continuously through 2013 and 2014. This article explains what labor market watchers can learn from these new data and provides some helpful tips for how to avoid getting caught off-guard by future data revisions.
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