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[IWS] BLS: METROPOLITAN AREA EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- JULY 2013 [28 August 2013]
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METROPOLITAN AREA EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- JULY 2013 [28 August 2013]
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Unemployment rates were lower in July than a year earlier in 320 of
the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 38 areas, and unchanged in 14
areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Forty-one
areas had jobless rates of at least 10.0 percent, and 34 areas had
rates of less than 5.0 percent. Over the year, 319 areas had increases
in nonfarm payroll employment, 48 had decreases, and 5 had no change.
The national unemployment rate in July was 7.7 percent, not seasonally
adjusted, down from 8.6 percent a year earlier.
AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....
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