Unemployment rate drops to 5.4% in Hampton Roads
The unemployment rate for Hampton Roads dropped to 5.4 percent in April, the Virginia Employment Commission reported Wednesday. The rate, not adjusted for seasonal factors, had been 5.7 percent in March and 6.2 percent in April 2012. It marked the …
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Jobs Grow by 175000, Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 7.6%
WASHINGTON — Jobs grew modestly, the unemployment rate rose slightly. That's the takeaway from the May jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It's reports that total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 175,000 in May, and the …
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Irish unemployment rate falls to 13.7 percent
DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell below 14 percent for the first time in over two years when it dropped to 13.7 percent in the first quarter of the year, the Central Statistics Office said on Thursday. The headline …
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New England unemployment rate at 6.8 percent
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The unemployment rate in New England ticked down in April to 6.8 percent. The New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Tuesday the average jobless rate in the six-state region fell one …
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