L.A. County adds jobs, sees unemployment rate dip

Los Angeles County's unemployment rate inched lower in June and 13,300 jobs were added, but one Southland expert says more momentum is needed to kick-start the economy. Photo gallery: Pasadena Workforce Investment Training Board Helping to Find Jobs

County, city jobless rates fall in April

Frederick County's unemployment rate was 5 6 percent in April, according to the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Columbus metro area unemployment rate slips to 8.9 percent in February

Fewer layoffs in several sectors continue to fuel downward trend

Unemployment Drops to 8.3 Percent After Hiring Burst

WASHINGTON — In the most impressive surge for the job market since early last year, the United States added 243,000 jobs in January, far more than economists expected. The unemployment rate dropped to 8.3 percent, the lowest in three years.

Seasonal closings in tourism nudge up unemployment rate

MARK HIBBS MOREHEAD CITY Seasonal closings in the tourism sector contributed to a rise in the county’s unemployment rate during November, according to figures released Wednesday by the county office of the N.C. Commerce Department’s Division of Employment Security.

Unemployment rate in Burlington area hits 3.6 percent

The unemployment rate in the Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area — essentially Chittenden County — was 3.6 percent in October, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, making it the fourth lowest unemployment rate in the nation.

North Dakota leads nation with lowest unemployment rate, joins majority of states seeing increase

WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates rose in a majority of states in August for a third straight month, further evidence that the depressed job market is widespread.

Employers add no net jobs in August; unemployment rate unchanged

The jobs report released Friday was the weakest since September 2010.

Columbus metro area unemployment rate drops to 9.6 percent in July

Fewer layoffs in the service sector, transportation and education helped push the Columbus metro area unemployment rate lower in July (22 mins ago)

When good job news can lead to higher unemployment

Washington state has seen steady job growth the past three months, but the unemployment rate just ticked up. Here’s why that makes sense. (9 mins ago)