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[IWS] BLS: METROPOLITAN AREA EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- DECEMBER 2012 [30 January 2013]

IWS Documented News Service

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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METROPOLITAN AREA EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- DECEMBER 2012 [30 January 2013]

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/metro.nr0.htm

or

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/metro.pdf

[full-text, 24 pages]

and

Supplemental Files Table of Contents

http://www.bls.gov/web/metro.supp.toc.htm

 

 

Unemployment rates were lower in December than a year earlier in 290 of the 372

metropolitan areas, higher in 68 areas, and unchanged in 14 areas, the U.S.

Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Seven areas recorded jobless rates

of at least 15.0 percent, while 33 areas registered rates of less than 5.0

percent. Two hundred eighty-three metropolitan areas reported over-the-year

increases in nonfarm payroll employment, 83 reported decreases, and 6 had no

change. The national unemployment rate in December was 7.6 percent, not

seasonally adjusted, down from 8.3 percent a year earlier.

 

AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....

 

 

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