North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased for the second consecutive month and the third time in the last four months.
Unemployment claims climbed in July both nationally and in North Carolina, marking the first increase in the state since June 2012.
Orange County remained in the top five for best unemployment rates in the state.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in nearly six years in February at 6.4 percent.
In the first month of the new year, the jobless rate fell 0.2 percent compared to the month prior and 2.1 percent from the year before.Read More
A public policy analyst says the economic condition isn’t as simple as a 0.3 decrease for North Carolina from March to April 2013.Read More
RALEIGH – For the first time in seven months, the state unemployment rate saw a slight...Read More