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NC Unemployment Rate Falls To 3.7% In February

NC Unemployment Rate Falls To 3.7% In February

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in February. The state Commerce Department said on Friday that compares to January’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate of 3.9%. The state hasn’t logged a month-over-month rising rate since September 2020. The department says the number of those unemployed declined last month by over 10,150…read more »

Local Jobless Figures Decline Before Coronavirus

Wayne County’s unemployment rate dropped in the latest figures available before the COVID-19 pandemic hit and shuttered numerous businesses across the country.  According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate decreased to 3.9% in February.  That’s down from the 4.3% unemployment rate recorded in January, and the 4.4% jobless…read more »