Posts Tagged ‘ US Bureau of Labor Statistics ’

National Unemployment Rate Stagnant as Construction Employment Increases

Aug 18th, 2014

The national jobless rate was little changed in July at 6.2 percent, 0.1 percent higher than in June. The rate, however, sits 1.1 percentage points lower than in July 2013, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The West continued to have the highest regional unemployment rate in the U.S. in […]

BLS Reports June Jobless Rate Up in 27 States, Down in 11

Jul 24th, 2012

Regional and state unemployment rates were little changed in June, reported the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Twenty-seven states recorded unemployment rate increases, 11 states and the District of Columbia posted rate decreases and 12 states had no change, according to the BLS. Forty-seven states and the District of Columbia registered unemployment rate decreases […]