Unemployment rates rise in 26 states in AugustUnemployment rates in August rose in 26 states from July, but most states showed lower rates than a year ago, the federal government reported Friday.
Unemployment applications fall slightlyUNEMPLOYMENT. Requests dip for jobless benefits. The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week to a seasonally adjusted 382,000.
Texas unemployment rate 7.1 percent in AugustThe August 2011 unemployment rate in Texas was 8.1 percent. The Midland area had the lowest jobless rate in Texas last month at 3.8 percent.
DC unemployment rate dips despite major jobs losses in AugustBy J.D. Harrison, The Washington Post. Unemployment levels rose in Maryland, fell in the District and held steady in Virginia in August, according to a Labor Department report released Friday, reflecting the uneven economic recovery seen across the ...
Iowa's unemployment rate in August climbs to 5.5 percent over 5.3 percent in JulyAcross the country, 26 states saw seasonally adjusted unemployment rates climb in August over July, and 12 states and the District of Columbia saws unemployment rates decline, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said today. Twelve states saw no change ...
Stuck With High Unemployment?The Fed figures the U.S.'s full employment level, in other words the point at which if unemployment were to drop any further it would cause inflation, is some two to three percentage points below the current 8.1%.
Unemployment creeping up in AlaskaJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's unemployment rate inched up to 7.8 percent last month, which would be the highest level since January 2011.
A Federal Reserve Governor Announced A Shocking Change-Of-Mind About ...And what's really interesting about Kocherlakota is that he used to be something of a hawk, arguing that the Fed couldn't do much about unemployment, because the unemployment crisis was "structural" not "cyclical." He explained this view in an August ...
Mobile, Baldwin unemployment rates drop in August, state rate increasesTom Surtees, director of the state's industrial relations department, noted that though the seasonally adjusted rate rose slightly, the number of people filing unemployment claims fell from July to August. The rate measures both the size of the state's ...
Jobs Crisis: Can Black Pols and Obama Agree?It's arguable that President Obama has been one of the greatest targets of criticism in presidential history. For many black Americans this has not entirely been a surprise, with the president's race making him an even more attractive target than ...
TABLE-US state unemployment rates in AugustSept. 21 (Reuters) - The following table shows seasonally adjusted unemployment rates in U.S. states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia in August and July.
Illinois unemployment rises again in AugustCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Unemployment across Illinois rose to 9.1 percent in August, the third straight month of increases in the state, the Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday.
Unemployment remains flat in Ventura County but dips statewideVentura County unemployment was unchanged in August at 9.4 percent, stabilizing for now the recent uptick. California's unemployment rate dipped one-tenth of a percent to 10.6 percent from July. Although not yet below double digits, the number is down ...
Youth unemployment main friction point in MENAAlmost two years on from the Arab Spring and youth unemployment remains the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region's biggest problem, according to Saud Masud, chief executive of consultancy group SM Advisory.
Unemployment Rates Rise in Half of US Statesunemployment By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON -- Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states last month, the latest evidence that hiring remains tepid across the country.
NY unemployment stays at 9.1 percent in AugustALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York labor department reports the statewide unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent in August even as its payroll survey shows 3,300 private sector jobs added to the economy.
Unemployment rates rise in half of US statesWASHINGTON (AP) - Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states last month, the latest evidence that hiring remains tepid across the country.
With Continued Economic Growth, Russia's Unemployment Rate Hit an All-Time ...As Russia's economy has managed to chug along with reasonably robust growth of 4.4% in the first half of 2012, the unemployment rate has been ticking ever further downwards. Well, according to Vedemosti, it has now hit a post-Soviet record low. Here is ...
Arkansas unemployment holds at 7.3 percentThe Arkansas Workforce Services Department said Friday the civilian labor force decreased by 3,600 in the month and that 3,000 more people were unemployed in the month. The national unemployment rate fell by two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.3 ...
Unemployment could plague US after jobs return(MoneyWatch) America is facing an unemployment problem far more complex than what emerges in government jobless statistics.