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NC Unemployment

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NC Benefit Delays Attributed To Claims Scrutiny

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployment benefits agency is working quickly but carefully to eliminate a backlog of initial claims, the office leader said Wednesday. The claims grew recently as the agency took a […]

02/06/2014

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Commerce Agency To Release NC’s Unemployment Rate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina workers will learn whether conditions are improving in a state with one of the country’s highest unemployment rates. The state Commerce Department releases Monday the statewide unemployment rate for […]

CBS Charlotte–08/19/2013

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NC Unemployment Rate For June Remains Unchanged

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in June, staying at 8.8 percent. But state Department of Commerce figures show that employers in North Carolina dropped nearly 11,000 jobs from May to […]

CBS Charlotte–07/19/2013

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NC Unemployment Rate Edges Up In January

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s monthly unemployment rate inched up, but that isn’t a reason for concern because job growth numbers continue to be strong, an economist said Monday. The state Commerce Department said […]

CBS Charlotte–03/18/2013

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NC Unemployment Rate For January To Be Released

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s getting a look at how the state’s unemployment rate was shaping up at the start of this year. On Monday, the state Commerce Department will releases figure showing which […]

CBS Charlotte–03/18/2013

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NC Jobless Rate Falls To 9.9 Percent In December

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployment rate is a fraction lower at 9.9 percent, sliding just out of the double-digit range for the first time since June.

CBS Charlotte–01/24/2012

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NC Jobless Rate Dips To 10 Percent In 6-Month Low

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployment rate has dipped to 10 percent, the lowest since June, as the private sector added roughly 4,600 jobs.

CBS Charlotte–12/20/2011