Unemployment claims remain on modest uptick in N.C.
Initial unemployment claims remain on stable, lower level in N.C.
Weekly unemployment claims resume downward trend in N.C.
Initial unemployment claims in N.C. remain on weekend up-and-down pattern
North Carolina’s unemployment rate reached another COVID-19 pandemic monthly low of 4.6% in June.
Yet, as has been the case since November, the state and Triad jobless rate continue to decrease more because of individuals dropping out of the workforce than from net gains in hiring.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that the U.S. economy and job market are quickly rebounding from the pandemic recession.
Initial state and federal unemployment insurance claims trickled down this week in North Carolina, although remaining at an elevated level from recent weeks.
Weekly initial unemployment-insurance benefit claims in North Carolina set another low for the COVID-19 pandemic last week, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday.
North Carolina had 4,517 claims for the week that ended July 3, compared with a revised 4,538 the previous week.
North Carolina reached a six-month high in initial state and federal unemployment benefits over the weekend, mostly because Sunday represented a new quarterly reporting period for some claims.
Initial state and federal unemployment claims in North Carolina remained on a modest uptick this week, according to the latest N.C. Division of Employment Security report Friday.
There were 1,486 claims Tuesday, 1,420 on Wednesday and 1,967 on Thursday.
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The Triad's unemployment rate inched up during May, ending a streak of nine consecutive months with a decline, the N.C. Commerce Department reported Wednesday.
The rate rose from a pandemic low of 4.6% in April to 4.7% in May.
A state Senate bill that would delay this year’s elections for 35 municipalities until 2022 became law Friday after Gov. Roy Cooper chose not to take action.
Initial state and federal unemployment claims in North Carolina is stabilizing in the 475 to 2,000 daily range as state Republican legislators approved ending federal benefits by as early as five weeks.
North Carolina continues to experience a slow decline in weekly unemployment benefit claims, according to U.S. Labor Department.
The federal pandemic unemployment compensation (FPUC) program has provided some unemployed and furloughed North Carolinians with an extra $300 benefit per week.
Initial state and federal unemployment claims continue to trickle down on a daily basis in North Carolina.
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Weekly initial unemployment-insurance benefit claims in North Carolina reached another low for the COVID-19 pandemic.
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North Carolina has surpassed 3.7 million state and federal unemployment claims for the COVID-19 pandemic.