1 week ago
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US employers add 228K jobs; unemployment rate stays 4.1 pct.

U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market's enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery.
4 weeks ago
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NC’s 4.1 percent unemployment rate steady at 17-year low

North Carolina's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent for the fourth straight month in October, the best jobless rate the state has recorded in 17 years.
2 months ago
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US hiring fell 33,000 in September, depressed by hurricanes

The U.S. shed 33,000 jobs in September because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which closed thousands of businesses in Texas and Florida.
Jobs Report
4 months ago
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Solid hiring in July cuts unemployment rate to 4.3 pct.

U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in July, a second straight month of robust gains that underscore the economy's vitality as it enters a ninth year of expansion.
Jobs
6 months ago
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Claims for US jobless benefits fall by 10,000 to 245,000

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as most U.S. workers continue to enjoy job security.
9 months ago
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January employment numbers show little change

The NC Department of Commerce releases latest unemployment numbers for state, small year to year change.
9 months ago
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US adds 235K jobs, unemployment rate falls to 4.7 pct.

U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and wages rose at a healthy clip, a sign the economy remains on solid footing after nearly eight years of recovery.
9 months ago
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US claims for unemployment aid rise by 20,000 to 243,000

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained low enough to suggest that most workers enjoy job security.
10 months ago
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US jobless claims drop to lowest level since 1973

Just 223,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, fewest in nearly 44 years.
10 months ago
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Lowe’s announces 2nd round of layoffs in about 1 month

Local news outlets report Lowe's announced Tuesday that 430 workers at its headquarters in Mooresville would be laid off.