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April Unemployment Rates Increase in All NC Counties

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

In April, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties.

Analysis of COVID-19 Impact on Recent Online Job Postings

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Looking at real time data can help one understand the labor market beyond the official statistics.  This post explores changes in the amount of online job ads across North Carolina since early March.

NC’s April Unemployment Rate Increases

Friday, May 22, 2020

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 7.9 percentage points to 12.2 percent from March’s revised rate of 4.1 percent.

March Unemployment Rates Increase in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

In March, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 97 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s March Unemployment Rate Increases

Friday, April 17, 2020

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.8 of a percentage point to 4.4 percent from February’s revised rate of 3.6 percent.

NCcareers is getting promoted!

Thursday, April 16, 2020

It’s the best career information resource available on the internet, and it’s getting even better!  The “new” NCcareers.org, is under final development and will be officially released in the coming months. 

February Unemployment Rates Decrease in All NC Counties

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

In February, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s February Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Friday, March 27, 2020

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from January’s revised rate of 3.6 percent.

January Unemployment Rates Increase in All NC Counties

Friday, March 20, 2020

In January, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties.

What’s Really Going on in Our Economy? Recently Published Data Revisions and What They Mean for You

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Economic data that are reported every month in the news media are released in preliminary form and are subject to revision. In this article, we summarize recently published revisions to North Carolina’s economic data and discuss their implications for labor market watchers.