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North Carolina’s April Employment Figures Released

Friday, May 22, 2020

The state’s seasonally adjusted April unemployment rate was 12.2 percent, increasing 7.9 percentage points from March’s revised rate. The national rate increased 10.3 percentage points to 14.7 percent.

March 2020 Monthly Unemployment Insurance Claims Now Available

Friday, May 8, 2020

More information about the people applying for unemployment insurance benefits in North Carolina in March was published today by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.  The new data regarding claims for benefits include details about the applicants’ demographics, the industries impacted, and

North Carolina’s March County and Area Employment Figures Released

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 97 of North Carolina’s counties in March, decreased in two, and remained unchanged in one. Hyde County had the highest unemployment rate at 13.1 percent, while Buncombe, Alexander, and Orange Counties each had the lowest at 3.4 percent.

Aerospace Company to Invest $2.3 Million in Murphy

Monday, Apr 27, 2020

Moog, Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A), a New York-based advanced technology company, will create 12 new jobs in Cherokee County, Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The company will invest more than $2.3 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Murphy.

North Carolina’s March Employment Figures Released

Friday, Apr 17, 2020

The state’s seasonally adjusted March unemployment rate was 4.4 percent, increasing 0.8 of a percentage point from February’s revised rate. The national rate increased 0.9 of a percentage point to 4.4 percent.

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