Posts Tagged ‘unemployment rate’

Unemployment rate fell in all 82 counties in June

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Unemployment rates fell in all Mississippi counties in June compared to a year ago, according to figures released yesterday. Rankin County had the lowest jobless rate at 5.9 percent, while 11 counties reported rates of 11 percent or higher. Clay County was the highest among the 82 counties at 17.9 percent. County-level […] [...]

State’s joblessness rate falls to single digits, lowest since July 2009

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell to 9.5 percent in February, the lowest level since July 2009. Jobless figures for January had first appeared to dip to 9.9 percent in preliminary numbers, but later were revised up to 10 percent. The state recorded a 10.2 percent unemployment rate in February 2011. The number of […] [...]

Employers add 151K jobs, first gain since May

by Published: November 5,2010

Tags: economy, jobs, unemployment rate

WASHINGTON (AP) – The economy generated a net gain in jobs for the first time in five months in October, as businesses stepped up their painfully slow pace of hiring. But the unemployment rate, measured by a separate survey of households, remained stuck at 9.6 percent for the third straight month. The Labor Department said […] [...]

State’s jobless rate falls nearly a half-point

by Published: July 21,2010

Tags: employment, jobs, unemployment, unemployment rate

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in June to 11 percent. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics noted that the state had decreases in both jobs and the number of people listed as unemployed. The number of non-farm jobs slid by 3,000 last month from May, while the number of unemployed dropped by […] [...]

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