Press Releases

Statement on Service Outage for Website

Thursday, Jun 30, 2022

North Carolina’s online jobs portal,, is currently offline due to a cyber incident on Sunday, June 26. The state’s vendor that built and manages the website’s technology platform, Geographic Solutions, Inc.

North Carolina’s May County and Area Employment Figures Released

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 89 of North Carolina’s counties in May, decreased in six, and remained unchanged in five. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 7.3 percent while Chatham and Orange Counties each had the lowest at 2.9 percent.

North Carolina’s May Employment Figures Released

Friday, Jun 17, 2022

The state’s seasonally adjusted May 2022 unemployment rate was 3.4 percent, remaining unchanged from April’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged at 3.6 percent.

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