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Labor and Economic Analysis Division, Department of Commerce

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The labor market is heating up across much of the United States, with employers posting a record number of job openings and reportedly turning to overlooked population groups to meet their need for talent. This article uses data from the North Carolina Common Follow-up System (CFS) to show how a tight labor market can bolster the employment prospects of former prisoners.

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.2 percent from May’s revised rate of 4.3 percent.

  • 20 July 2018
  • Author: Brett Dyson
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