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You spend all day at home trying to figure out your next career move, while visions of your friends stacking their latest paychecks sky-high flood your psyche. Welcome to a long, lonely stretch of unemployment. While part of you might feel like you lost your identity when you lost your job, there are things you ...
Unemployment rates continued to drop in Stark and neighboring counties during the month of March, according to estimates released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Stark County's unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent from 5.2 percent in February and 5.7 in March 2017.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine labor officials say the state set another record for lowest unemployment rate in March. The unemployment rate dropped to 2.7 percent in March, a drop of a little more than half a percentage point from March 2017. The Maine Department of Labor says that's the lowest it has been ...
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The unemployment rate in the Syracuse area rose to 5.6 percent in March, from 5.2 percent in the same month last year. The state unemployment rate also rose, from 4.7 percent in March of 2017 to 4.8 percent last month. The national unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent, from 4.6 percent ...
Four of the state's former regional economic hubs known as "Gateway Cities" were among the 20 Massachusetts communities with the highest unemployment rates in March, according to data released Tuesday. Fall River's unemployment rate of 7.8 percent was over twice the statewide rate of 3.8 percent.
ALBANY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Despite a slight increase, Tompkins County's unemployment rate ranks among the lowest in New York State, according to statistics released on Tuesday. The State Labor Department statistics indicate that Tompkins County recorded an unemployment rate of 4.2 percent in ...

Central Oregon unemployment rates for March changed little from the same month a year ago, the Oregon Employment Department reported Tuesday. In Crook County, the rate was 6.1 percent, essentially unchanged from 6 percent in March 2017. However, the number of jobs in the county fell by 70 over ...
According to information released Friday, the state's unemployment rate remains at 7.3 percent, once the ebb and flow of seasonal work is considered. The comparable national rate is 4.1 percent. Alaska had 315,700 jobs in March, down 2,800 from the same month last year, and down 12,700 from the ...
The Golden State's unemployment rate stands at 4.1 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That's the lowest rate recorded since BLS began keeping track of state-level unemployment figures in 1976, and it's a third of the 12.3 percent unemployment rate California notched at the height ...
The unemployment rate has been stuck at a low level of 4.1 percent for the last six months. The papers are replete with stories of labor shortages, of companies fighting over high-school students and hiring folks right out of prison. While pockets of labor-market weakness always exist somewhere, there's ...
BOISE - Idaho's unemployment rate in February for the sixth consecutive month remained at 3 percent. The Idaho Department of Labor in a news release Friday says 821,500 Idahoans are employed, and 25,000 are seeking work. The agency says Idaho's labor force grew slightly to 846,500 workers.
Washington's economy added 8,700 jobs in February and the state's seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate came in at 4.7 percent, according to the Employment Security Department. “Job growth remains strong,” said Paul Turek for the department. “A growing labor force is supplying workers to ...
California's unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in February -- a new record low in a series dating back to the beginning of 1976 -- and San Bernardino County's jobless rate was also 4.3 percent, according to data released on March 23 by the California Employment Development Department (EDD).
FAIRFIELD — The number of local jobs began to climb in February – adding 700 non-farming positions over January's total – as the Solano County unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.4 percent, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday. “It was mostly in the educational and health services, and ...
Local unemployment levels remained steady and near record low levels for the month of February, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday when it released its monthly jobs report. February's report found that unemployment for the Sherman-Denison area remained at 3.4 percent for the second month ...
DENVER — The unemployment rates in Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld counties were unchanged in February compared with January, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment's monthly jobs report released Friday. The jobless rate for February in Boulder, Broomfield and ...
Weld County's February unemployment rate ticked up slightly from last year, but it remains low and steady from last month, according to numbers released Friday by the state Department of Labor and Employment. Weld's unemployment rate sat at 3.1 percent, just one-tenth of a percentage point above the ...

The highest unemployment rate in the state is in Colusa County at 20 percent, a rise from last month's 18.5 percent. Previously, Imperial County had the highest unemployment rate, but it is steadily dropping to a current 16 percent, down from last month's 17 percent, according to data from the Employment ...
Texas County's unemployment rate jumped one-half percentage point to 5.1 percent in January, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The labor force totaled 9,160 — of those 468 were unemployment, according to a report. A year ago, the rate was 5.8 percent. Other counties and ...
Maine's legislative watchdog committee will probe the roll-out of an unemployment program and the state's diversion of lumber to a logging company. The Government Oversight Committee voted Friday to launch the investigations. Republican Sen. Roger Katz said the committee will investigate allegations ...
RICHMOND – Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage point in February to 3.5 percent and was down 0.5 percentage point from a year ago. February's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.5 percent is the lowest ...
Southern California's job picture continued to brighten in February, as unemployment remained low while Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties added payroll positions at a steady pace. The region was buoyed by California's overall growth in prosperity, with the state's jobless rate ...
BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a statement today on Louisiana's latest unemployment rate of 4.5 percent, a rate that is 1.2 percent lower than the rate a year ago. This decline is the second largest decrease in a state's year over year unemployment rate in the nation. “This is great news for ...
The state added 14,000 net jobs to payrolls last month, while the unemployment rate fell to 4.3% from 4.4% a month earlier, according to data released Friday from the Employment ... Even so, the unemployment rate hit a new record low of 4.3%, and six of the state's 11 industry sectors added jobs.
Ohio's unemployment rate fell to 4.5% in February from 4.7% in January as the state added 13,400 jobs over the month, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The Columbus Dispatchreported that the state's jobless rate now is at a 17-year low. The last time the rate was ...
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, speaks to reporters in Madison, Wis. Walker could barely contain himself with the news Thursday, March 22, 2018, that Wisconsin's unemployment rate hit a new record low of 2.9 percent. Walker, who is up for re-election in November, sent ...
The upside: San Diego's unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, up from a revised 3.3 percent in December, said the state Employment Development Department. The region was better off than most areas. The California unemployment rate, not adjusted for inflation, was 4.6 percent. The nation's jobless rate ...
Job growth in Alabama showed positive signs of growth through the majority of 2017 and now the impact of declining unemployment figures in 2017 are showing as the state of Alabama led the nation last year with the lowest unemployment figures in the country. According to data released by the Bureau of ...
AUGUSTA — Mainers from across the state on Wednesday joined in a town-hall-style conference call, in which they berated the state's recently unveiled filing system for unemployment benefits. The tele-town hall conference call comes a day after a legislative committee initially deadlocked on reporting out ...
Each month the ADP Research Institute, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, publishes the ADP National Employment Report which is derived from ADP's actual payroll data and measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis. Mark Zandi of ...
Job growth in California was more robust than expected in 2017 and continued on a strong note in January, adding 35,500 jobs as the unemployment rate fell to a record low of 4.4%, according to data ... That 4.3% had been touted as a record low for the unemployment survey, which started in 1976. Now ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — State officials say there was no change in January in Delaware's unemployment rate, which remains above the national average. A report released Tuesday shows the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate at 4.5 percent for January unchanged from December. The U. S. ...
Recent adjustments to last year's unemployment rate in Delaware dropped the total from 4.7% to 4.6%, and changed the total job loss from very little to none. Late last year, Sharpley forecasted a small growth of jobs in the state for 2018 if the national economy continued to grow. He now says he fears ...
Oregon's unemployment rate held steady in January at what state officials say is a "historical low." The rate has stabilized at either 4.1 percent or 4.2 percent, as determined by annual revisions to the state's labor force data, for the past 13 months, according to the Oregon Employment Department. The 4.1 ...
Oregon added another 5,000 jobs in January, and the state's unemployment rate remained at a historic low. The state continues to enjoy steady growth, and although Oregon's expansion has slowed economists generally remain upbeat. National and statewide economic signals generally point in the same ...
Oregon's historically low unemployment rate held steady in January at 4.1 percent as the state added about 5,000 jobs. The state employment officials reported Tuesday, March 6, that the rate was the lowest since 1976. It has hovered around 4 percent for the past 13 months, officials said. January's job ...
Kentucky's annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in 2017 from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
The jobless rate in Logan County inched up a bit in December but remained under 4 percent, according to data released last week by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services. December is the latest month for which county-wide readings are available. According to DWS, the December jobless rate ...
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has launched a strategy to tackle youth unemployment, which stands at more than 40 percent. by Tony Birtley. 13 hours ago. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. Remaining ...
A supervisor who was fired for griping to his team after he was faced with a demotion isn't eligible for unemployment compensation, a Commonwealth Court panel ruled Monday. Brian Buher's actions cost him that aid because they constituted willful misconduct, Judge Christine Fizzano Cannon found in the ...
An Indiana business will not have to pay unemployment insurance taxes on wages paid to an independent contractor after a divided panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals found the contractor was not statutorily considered the business' “employee.” In January 2013, a claimant entered into a contract with ...
MOSCOW, March 5./TASS/. Unemployment in Russia declined in January to 3.9 million people or 5.2% of the economically active population according to preliminary data, the Federal Statistics Service (Rosstat) said in a report on Monday. It said the number of jobless people declined in January by 8.7% ...
MONTPELIER, VT – The Vermont Department of Labor announced Friday, March 2, 2018, three potential changes to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program, that will ultimately reduce tax rates for employers beginning July 1, 2018. These anticipated changes will also reduce the taxable wage base ...
Kentucky has the lowest annual jobless rate for the state since 2000, when the rate was 4.2 percent. Kentucky's annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in 2017 from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and ...
Since the ruling centre-left government took charge in 2013, there has been wide-spread anger at the coalition's failure to tackle high unemployment and surging migration. Unemployment is currently stuck at about 11 per cent with the Italian economy still struggling to recover from the crash of the Euro in ...
"I have received reports from districts that unemployment, poverty and IS recruiting efforts have led to youths joining the terror group's ranks," ... Exact official statistics for employment rate in the province are not available, however, according to Afghan government figure, the unemployment rate in the county ...
BOISE, Idaho – Idaho's annual average unemployment rate for 2017 is slightly higher than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics first reported. The bureau revised the statewide seasonally adjusted annual average to 3.2 percent, according to information from the Idaho Department of Labor, one-tenth percent ...
South Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate averaged 4.3 percent in 2017, down from the rate of 5 percent in 2016, according to new re-estimated unemployment data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment increased throughout the year by 21,310 people and ended at a level ...
The forum, titled "Who is unemployed and why?," tackled the subjects of invigorating job growth, wage increases and family well-being in Crow Wing County and the Brainerd lakes area. At multiple points, panelists noted issues surrounding employment are much larger than simply finding a way to connect ...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone unemployment fell to its lowest level in more than nine years in January thanks to strong economic growth, official estimates ... In Italy, the third largest economy in the euro zone, the unemployment rate rose to 11.1 percent in January from 10.9 percent in December, a poor ...


 

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