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Initial unemployment claims slightly drop in North Carolina

North Carolina’s initial unemployment-insurance benefit claims showed a slight downward trend last week.

Dozens hunt for jobs without leaving their cars in Wilmington

Folks looking for a work were able to job hunt on Monday without getting out of their cars.

NC unemployment rate falls to nearly half of lockdown’s peak

North Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped markedly in August, falling to nearly half the record rate during the spring at the height of restrictions issued during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mistake: Thousands told to return unemployment overpayment

Officials say a programming mistake caused thousands of out-of-work Louisiana residents to get notices saying they'd been overpaid thousands of dollars in unemployment compensation and had to return the money.

US unemployment rate falls to 8.4% even as hiring slows

The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4%  from 10.2% even as hiring slowed in August as employers added the fewest jobs since the pandemic began.

North Carolina paid millions in unemployment. Now they want some of it back.

The North Carolina Division of Employment Security overpaid millions in benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic and now they want it back.

FEMA announces lost wages grant for North Carolina

The state agency added that FEMA said it will assess the availability of funds for additional weeks of benefits, and the letter from FEMA said the benefit will extend through December 2020.

NC unemployment rate higher even as employed number grows

North Carolina’s unemployment rate rose in July even as the overall number of people working grew compared to June.

Why is the stock market hitting a new record when the unemployment rate is 10%?

The stock market is not the economy. And rarely has that adage been as clear as it is now.

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