Tag-Archive for ◊ Unemployment rate ◊

• Wednesday, March 09th, 2011

TheĀ U.S. unemployment rate dipped to 8.9% in March, the lowest mark in nearly two years, according to the latest report from the Labor Department on Friday. The report stated 192,000 jobs were created last month. Economists had predicted between 175,000 and 200,000 jobs would be created in February. The unemployment rate had been at 9.1% […]

• Friday, October 15th, 2010

Everyone is aware of the alarming unemployment rates but these rates depend on dates, states, and educational level. On October 8th, 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a detailed employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment. The result? Less than 5% of unemployment for people with a Bachelor’s […]

• Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

The job market showed signs of improvement throughout the state last month as the Chicago metropolitan area unemployment rate fell to 9.7 percent from 10.5 percent in July, the Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday. Since being flat in March, the not seasonally adjusted rate has declined in four of the last five months. […]