Press Releases

North Carolina’s November Employment Figures Released

Friday, Dec 18, 2020

The state’s seasonally adjusted November unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, remaining unchanged from October’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.2 of a percentage point to 6.7 percent.

Advanced Tech Company to Expand in Salisbury with $2.6 Million Investment

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020

Integro Technologies Corp., an industrial automation company, will create 30 new jobs, over five years, in Rowan County with a $2.67 million investment for additional assembly, logistic solution prototyping and manufacturing space in Salisbury, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Grover Gaming’s Expansion Brings 200 New Jobs to Greenville

Tuesday, Dec 8, 2020

Grover Gaming Inc., a software development and design company with offices and distribution facilities in seven U.S. states, will expand its Greenville headquarters, adding 200 positions to its existing North Carolina workforce, Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today.

Expansion of Firearms Manufacturer Brings 60 New Jobs

Monday, Dec 7, 2020

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., a leading U.S. designer and manufacturer of commercial and sporting firearms, will grow its North Carolina workforce with an expansion at its Rockingham County production facility, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

North Carolina’s October County and Area Employment Figures Released

Thursday, Dec 3, 2020

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in all 100 of North Carolina’s counties in October. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 10.5 percent while Watauga County had the lowest at 4.1 percent. All 15 of the state’s metro areas experienced rate decreases.

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