Nearly every state had historic levels of unemployment last month, new data shows

Roughly one quarter of the workforce in Nevada, Michigan and Hawaii are unemployed, and nearly every other state registered a record-high jobless rate last month, illustrating the historic, wide-spread economic havoc wrought by the coronavirus......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 22nd, 2020

Hawaii unemployment claims hit 212K, shows signs of slowing

Hawaii's unemployment filings have hit historic highs in recent weeks, with almost 30% of Hawaii's workforce filing as a result of coronavirus related closures and layoffs. However, according to recent data from the state Department of Labor and In.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2020

NY state posts job gains while unemployment remains at 3.9%

New employment data shows New York state added nearly 25,000 jobs last month......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 16th, 2019

Maryland unemployment claims drop after hitting all-time high

Initial unemployment claims dropped in the state last week after hitting a new high earlier this month as self-employed workers flooded the system and Maryland began to work through a backlog of claims. New data released Thursday by the U.S. Depa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2020

Most recent unemployment data shows ‘the calm before the storm’

Initial claims for unemployment fell slightly last week before skyrocketing again this week after the Washington State Employment Security Department expanded who can qualify for benefits......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2020

Hawaii unemployment reaches historic highs

Hawaii unemployment filings reached historic highs in March as a result of closures underway to stop the spread of coronavirus. The state Department of Labor and Industrial relations reported 160,929 claims last month, including 10,495 duplicates. Ma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2020

New data shows Md. was ramping up employment in Feb. before coronavirus hit

Maryland's labor market added 3,900 jobs in February, showing the state's economy remained solid before the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the U.S. a few weeks later. February was the seventh consecutive month of job growth for Maryland. The state.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Economic Report: Empire State index — released a day ahead of schedule — shows slightly better factory activity in October

The Empire State factory index inched up to 4 in October from 2 in the prior month, according to data released early by the New York Fed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2019

Twitter Map Shows The Most Popular Tesla Model In Your State has designed a map specifically about the most popular popular Tesla models models in your State. The map above is based on geotagged twitter data in the last month, tracking the popularity of each Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) model (over [.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 6th, 2019

NY state posts job gains while unemployment remains at 3.9%

New employment data shows New York state added nearly 25,000 Preliminary released by the state Department of Labor on Thursday show there were more than 8.3 million private-sector jobs in New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

North Carolina unemployment rises slightly in January

North Carolina’s unemployment rose slightly in January to 3.8 percent, but the state’s economy also added more jobs during the month, according to data released March 11 by the state Department of Commerce. The December unemployment rate was 3.7 p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Cuomo touts revised number showing record 2018 job levels

Recently revised federal jobs data touted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office show that state unemployment fell to an all-time low last year and total jobs reached an all-time high. Revised data released... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 11th, 2019

State data shows job announcements outweigh layoff notices in the Triangle

Economic development is growing in the Triangle, as the expansion announcements are outweighing layoff reports, data from the state shows. Updated numbers from the N.C. Department of Commerce show another month where the Triangle was unscathed from rep.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

State data shows Charlotte region hit hard by layoff notices in April

For the month of April, six WARNs were filed in North Carolina, and all were in the Charlotte region. Updated numbers from the N.C. Department of Commerce show that nearly 400 employees in the Charlotte area were affected those layoff notices. Co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2018

Ending the extra $600 a month Americans are getting in unemployment benefits could cost the U.S. more jobs, some economists say

For every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, there’s a multiplier effect leading to a 1.64 increase in GDP, research shows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

Jacksonville"s unemployment rate hits double digits as state surpasses Great Recession levels

More than three-quarters of a million Floridians joined the ranks of the unemployed as the coronavirus pandemic fully took hold in April, pushing the state’s jobless rate to 12.9 percent, according to state figures released Friday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2020

Unemployment hits all-time high in Austin since records started

Texas' unemployment rate hit a record high of 12.8% in April, although the picture is slightly better in the state capital. The statewide figure, with seasonal adjustments, was the worst mark for a single month since record-keeping began in 1976, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

Unemployment triples or quadruples in these 7 cities on Kansas side of metro

If they weren't already, the effects of Kansas' stay-at-home orders became apparent in state job figures released Thursday. The Kansas Department of Labor's April labor market report [PDF] shows that the statewide unemployment rate jumped by 8.4 p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

Pennsylvania unemployment rate tops 15% in April

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate reached 15.1% for the month of April according to the latest report released Friday from the Department of Labor & Industry. The state's total nonfarm jobs were down 1,024,100 compared to March and down 1,044,000 w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

Layoffs are easing but remain at historic levels as millions likely filed for unemployment last week

Economists estimate another 2.5 million initial jobless claims were filed last week. The cla.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 13th, 2020

One chart shows how the stock market is completely decoupled from the labor market

In the past decade, the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the unemployment rate moved nearly in lockstep. That all changed last month......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 9th, 2020