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June Unemployment Rates Decrease in All NC Counties

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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

NC’s June Unemployment Rate Decreases

Friday, July 17, 2020

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 5.2 percentage points to 7.6 percent from May’s revised rate of 12.8 percent.

Ready… Set … Start your Career Exploration!

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

As discussed in a LEAD Feed article published in the middle of April, NCcareers.org has been under a reimagination process since March 2019.  The NEW NCcareers.org is now available for public access as of Wednesday, July 15. 

May Unemployment Rates Increase in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

In May, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 65 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s May Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Friday, June 19, 2020

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from April’s revised rate of 12.9 percent.

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.