Unemployment Rate Declines To 9.7 Percent

The monthly report on the nation's unemployment rate gave little reason to celebrate this morning even with a slight decline in the rate to 9.7 percent, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point.

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  • Colorado unemployment drops to 4.1%, 2,500 jobs lost in November - Denver Post
    ... consecutive month of job losses in November, but the state unemployment rate continued to drop ... "November declines occurred in leisure and
    12/21/2014 - 3:58 pm | View Link
  • Arkansas' jobless rate down to 5.8 pct in November - FOXBusiness.com
    Arkansas' unemployment rate has fallen 1.7 percentage points. The national unemployment rate ... "It looks like those declines are slowing.
    12/20/2014 - 1:44 pm | View Link
  • R.I. unemployment rate declines to 7.1 percent; state adds 2,800 ... - BusinessWeek
    In Massachusetts, the unemployment rate was tied with the national rate, at 5.8 percent, and ... report for Rhode Island also shows declines from
    12/19/2014 - 1:51 pm | View Link
  • Texas' November jobless rate falls to 4.9 percent - FOXBusiness.com
    State on track to beat 2013 [The Record (Hackensack, N.J.)] - BusinessWeek
    12/19/2014 - 1:02 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment rate again declines - Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune
    1.2 percent from last year with a reported 3.9 percent unemployment rate.  Morris County holds the highest unemployment rate in the area at 6...
    12/19/2014 - 6:25 am | View Link
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  • Unemployment rate drops slightly 12-21-14
    Hale County’s jobless rate dropped slightly in November, falling to 7.1 percent from 7.2 a month earlier and continuing its slow recovery after peaking at 15.0 percent in June 2013 following the closu
    12/20/2014 - 11:51 pm | View Link
  • Arkansas' jobless rate down to 5.8 pct in November
    Arkansas' unemployment rate dropped for a third straight month in November, to 5.8 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unemployment in the state stood at 6.2 percent in September ...
    12/20/2014 - 1:10 pm | View Link
  • Local jobless rate increases
    POST FALLS - Kootenai County's unemployment rate increased in November to 4.5 percent, up six-tenths of a percent from October, according to an Idaho Department of Labor report released on Friday.
    12/20/2014 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • Colorado unemployment drops to 4.1%, 2,500 jobs lost in November
    Colorado registered its second consecutive month of job losses in November, but the state unemployment rate continued to drop, falling to 4.
    12/19/2014 - 10:24 pm | View Link
  • Texas unemployment rate declines to 4.9 percent for November, falling for third month in row
    Texas' unemployment rate has declined for the third month in a row to 4.9 percent in November as the state continues to add jobs, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
    12/19/2014 - 12:59 pm | View Link
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  • Georgia's Unemployment Rate Declines in August
    The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.7 percent in August, down from 8.8 percent in July. The rate was three-tenths of a percentage point lower than 9.0 percent in August a year ago. The ...
    12/20/2014 - 10:58 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment Rate Falls in Most States, But Changes Little Overall
    Forty-one states and the District of Columbia experienced month-over-month declines in their unemployment rate, while 43 states and the District of Columbia saw year-over-year decreases in unemployment for November, according to the Regional and State ...
    12/19/2014 - 4:37 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment rate again declines
    A report released this week by the Texas Workforce Commission showed unemployment rates were continuing to decline in Titus and surrounding counties. The November report showed an unemployment rate of 5.4 percent for Titus County, down 1.4 percent from ...
    12/19/2014 - 11:51 am | View Link
  • Alabama unemployment rate declines in November
    Alabama posted a 6 percent unemployment rate in November, which is down slightly from the November 2013 rate of 6.2 percent, according to data from the Alabama Department of Labor. The unemployment rate in Jefferson County fell from 6 percent a year ago to ...
    12/19/2014 - 8:16 am | View Link
  • Unemployment fell in 41 states in November
    Joblessness increased in three states and was unchanged in six, the Labor Department said Friday. Twenty-two states posted jobless-rate declines of at least 2%. North Carolina had the largest drop, to 5.8% from 6.3%. Unemployment fell 0.4 percentage points ...
    12/19/2014 - 5:42 am | View Link
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  • US Unemployment Rate
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  • Arkansas Economist » Unemployment rate
    Unemployment rates declined in all of Arkansas’ metro areas in October. On a year-over-year basis, the not-seasonally adjusted numbers showed declines ranging from ...
    12/21/2014 - 9:11 am | View Website
    construction employers add 16,000 jobs in september, 230,000 for the year as sector's unemployment rate declines to 7.0 percent, a seven-year low
    12/20/2014 - 6:45 pm | View Website
  • International unemployment rates and employment indexes ...
    International Unemployment Rates and Employment Indexes, Seasonally Adjusted, 2009-2013 Table of Contents Highlights ...
    12/20/2014 - 12:04 pm | View Website
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