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  1. Unemployment hits 18.2 percent after methodology overhaul

    Venturemagazine.me - Finance 08.23 / 11:09 venturemagazine.me
    Unemployment in Jordan reached 18.2 percent in the first quarter of the year after the Department of Statistics introduced a new methodology for calculating joblessness that now includes migrants and refugees, and any unpaid jobs and trainings. The figure, which... The post Unemployment hits 18.2 percent after methodology overhaul appeared first on Venture…
  2. UWG report shows decrease in unemployment rates

    The University of West Georgia's Richards College of Business recently released the latest West Georgia Regional Update, and data shows that the U.S. economy continues to grow at a steady…
  3. News24.com | Ramaphosa to face questions about Guptas, unemployment

    News24.com - Africa 08.23 / 05:05 www.news24.com
    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to answer questions in the National Assembly about the Gupta family’s influence at Eskom, confidence in state-owned enterprises, and u…
  4. Valley unemployment rate up more than 1 percent

    Vindy.com - Youngstown 08.23 / 04:54 vindy.com
    The Mahoning Valley’s non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate jumped to 7.4 percent in July 2017 from 6.1 percent reported in July…
  5. Chambers County unemployment takes a dip

    Thelafayettesun.com -  Chambers County 08.23 / 01:34 thelafayettesun.com
    By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The Alabama Department of Labor released its latest unemployment estimates on last Friday. The estimates show the latest unemployment data for the state of Alabama and its counties to include Chambers County. The latest estimates show that Chambers County took a step down in preliminary unemployment estimates for the month of…
  6. July unemployment ticks up slightly in Carson City

    Carsonnow.org-NV 08.22 / 23:09 www.carsonnow.org
    Nevada’s metro areas of Las Vegas, Reno/Sparks and Carson City saw slight increases in the July unemployment rate, however the overall numbers have decreased year over year, according to figures released Tuesday by the state's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. Carson City’s rate increased by 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.8 percent, while Reno’s unemployment rate is up 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.2 percent and is down over the year. In Las Vegas, the unemployment rat…
  7. Unemployment rate falls slightly in July

    Vtdigger.org - Business 08.22 / 22:46 vtdigger.org
    “Job gains in professional and business services, education and health care, and leisure and hospitality drive the current employment outlook in Vermont,” state Labor Commissioner Lindsay Kurrle said. The post Unemployment rate falls slightly in July appeared first on VTD…
  8. Unemployment is down. Why are Americans worried about work?

    Uscatholic.org - U.S. 08.22 / 22:26 uscatholic.org
    Sidebar title 1: Sidebar text 1: Sidebar title 2: Sidebar text 2: Author: Author Pretext: Article Author: Kevin ClarkeFor just about any modern industrial society, a 4.3 percent unemployment rate would be something to celebrate. That’s the level the United States hit in May, a 16-year low and continuing what has proved a historic run in job growth. The United States reached the enviable economic state of full employment. Full employment in the United S…
  9. Unemployment remains Rouhani govt.’s “super challenge”

    Theiranproject.com - Iran 08.22 / 22:09 theiranproject.com
    August 22, The Iran Project – In a March 30 speech in Gilan province, President Hassan Rouhani confirmed that unemployment has been a “heavy burden” on his administration. Rouhani’s gover…
  10. Israel’s Unemployment Rate Drops to Record Low

    Thetower.org - Israel 08.22 / 22:04 thetower.org
    Israel’s unemployment rate for July dropped to 4.1%, an all-time low. According to Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics, the rate fell from 4.3% in June, Globes reported Monday. Overall, for the month of July there were 4 million people over the age of 15 in the workforce in Israel, of whom 3,836,000 were employed. Only 164,000 were reported [&…
  11. Shrinking labor force as Wyoming unemployment rate falls

    Billingsgazette.com-WY 08.22 / 21:59 billingsgazette.com
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate has fallen significantly over the past year but not because more people are getting hired to fill a growing number of j…
  12. Unemployment insurance pays off

    Arktimes.com - Arkansas 08.22 / 21:57 arktimes.com
    Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families has published a new report on the benefits of unemployment insurance — how every dollar paid on benefits puts two dollars into the economy. You couldn't convince the Arkansas legislature of this. It just completed work on shortening the duration and amount of benefits to near the lowest in the country. Nonetheless, here's the new report. One key bit of commentary: It is important to remember that reducing weeks of unemployment…
  13. Number of unemployed in county remains steady in July

    Thebatavian.com-NY 08.22 / 21:00 thebatavian.com
    Genesee County's unemployment rate ticked up a percentage point even though the number of people reported as unemployed in the county remained steady at 1,300. The rate rose year-over-year from 4.1 percent for July to 4.2. There are 29,000 people in the county with jobs. The total labor force -- the number of people working or looking for work -- is 30,300, down from 30,600. Nationally, the unemployment rate is 4.6 percent. That's what's known as the U-3 number. The number that…
  14. LI unemployment rises

    Libn.com - Finance 08.22 / 18:15 libn.com
    Third consecutive month with a year-over-year…
  15. Unemployment rates climb again around region in July

    Limaohio.com - Lima 08.22 / 17:18 limaohio.com
    LIMA — Unemployment rates climbed in all nine area counties again over a one-month period, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. The rate in Allen County leapt from 5.3 percent in June to 5.9 percent in July. Still, the region had three of the lowest unemployment rates […] The post Unemployment rates climb again around region in July appeared first on The Lima…
  16. Valley’s unemployment rate up more than 1 percent in July

    Vindy.com - All Sports 08.22 / 14:33 vindy.com
    Valley’s unemployment rate up more than 1 percent in J…
  17. Schneiderman announces conviction of Rome City Councilman for stealing more than $19,000 in unemployment benefits

    Louis DiMarco, Jr., resigned position as Rome City Councilman as part of guilty plea; will pay full restitution Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the conviction of Rome City Councilman Louis DiMarco, Jr., for stealing $19,035 in unemployment insurance benefits over an eleven-month period. Pursuant to the plea agreement signed by DiMarco and according…