Despite the rise in unemployment rate, the nation’s total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 339,000 jobs.
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National Unemployment Rate Drops As Jobs Increase
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.6 percent in February to 3.5 percent in March.
National Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 1969
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.5 percent in December to 3.4 percent in January, the lowest recorded unemployment rate since 1969.
Macon-Bibb County Area Unemployment Drops in December
Locally, according to a newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on February 1, the Macon-Bibb County metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped from 3.1 percent in November to 3.0 percent in December.
Inflation Hasn’t Increased US Food Insecurity Overall, According to Our New Tracker
Grocery prices soared by 11.8% in 2022 – the swiftest pace since the early 1980s. Rapid inflation is, naturally, leading to concerns that it’s getting harder for Americans to put food on the table.
US Sees Economic Growth in Fourth Quarter
A Department of Commerce statement, released on Thursday, January 26, reported fourth quarter and year-end preliminary findings on the US economy.
Postal Service On-Time Performance Similar in Rural, Urban Areas, Report Finds
Challenges with the cash-strapped United States Postal Service sent many Americans to their wit’s end during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in communities reliant on the mail for essential goods.
As State Jobs Increase, Unemployment Stays the Same
In December, the Georgia unemployment rate was 3.0 percent which is the same as the unemployment rate in November.
New Federal Student Loan Repayment Plan Aimed at Low-Income Borrowers
The U.S. Department of Education unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would overhaul a federal student loan income-driven repayment plan, and, if implemented, could help millions of low-income borrowers.
National Unemployment Drops As Jobs Increase
In December, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, down 0.1 percent from the previous month.