Why the unemployment rate will never get to zero percent
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The 10 college majors with the lowest unemployment rates
Data shows that some degrees are in much higher demand than others.
Black unemployment rate double what Whites experience
Black workers lost ground last month, as the unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.6 percent in October, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Octo…
Unemployment rates are falling in Southwest Florida. How low can they go?
Jobless rates continue to fall across Southwest Florida as the busy season edges closer.
Minnesota unemployment rate remained 3.3% in May; 100 jobs g...
ST. PAUL — The employment rate in Minnesota remained steady in May at 3.3%, the same as the month before.The state saw a gain of 100 jobs, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Minnesota’s unemployment rate remains...
What the unemployment rate doesn’t tell you about the Valley’s job picture
Last fall, for the first time since before the recession, unemployment in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties dipped into the single digits.
Scott’s unemployment rate drops out of state’s 10 highest
For the first time in a decade, Scott County’s unemployment rate is no longer ranked among the 10 highest in the State of Tennessee. The local jobless rate fell sharply in February, dropping …
El Paso unemployment rate hits historic low; find out why
Find out what industries had job gains to help cut El Paso County unemployment rate to historic low
US gains jobs as unemployment rate falls, but what about wages?
WASHINGTON >> U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in July, a second straight month of robust gains that underscore the economy’s vitality as it enters a ninth year of expansion.The unemployment rate slipped to 4.3 percent from 4.4 pe
The Unemployment Rate Is the Lowest It’s Been in 50 Years. So Why Are American Workers Feeling...
It’s the best time in decades to find a job — but take a closer look, and you might see a different story.
Still record low unemployment rates in Yakima County show why it's tough to find workers
YAKIMA, Wash. -- The latest jobless numbers from the state Employment Security Department are an affirmation of what employers have been seeing in the last year: It’s growing more difficult
Texas, area unemployment drops to lowest rate in 10 years
The unemployment rate in the Longview Metropolitan Statistical Area dropped in October to its lowest rate since May 2008, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
What Is the Real Unemployment Rate?
In which John Green discusses the "real" unemployment rate in the United States, and how different ways of calculating jobless rates have led to vastly diffe...
Unemployment rate at lowest in 10 years
America's job market rebounded in April as employers added 211,000 jobs to the economy.
What Is The 'Real' Unemployment Rate?
U.S. DOL's Heidi Shierholz explains how there is no one way to capture the state of something as complex as the U.S. labor market, which is why the department publishes a huge array of measures that together provide a comprehensive picture.
But what's the REAL unemployment rate?
The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent in October, but that's not the only number to evaluate.
What exactly is the unemployment rate?
Note: This is post #98 in a weekly video series on basic economics. If someone has a job, they’re defined as “employed.” But does that mean that everyone without a job is unemployed? Not exactly. F…
Is the Unemployment Rate Real, or What?
Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump called the unemployment rate “phony.” The White House is singing a different tune now that it’s hit a 16-year low during his presidency.
What's the real unemployment rate?
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in August, but does that rate tell the real story?
What is the Unemployment Rate in Berlin?
New statistics from the state Department of Labor show unemployment rates for every town in Connecticut.