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   Tuesday – November 21, 2017                                                                              

 

North Carolina Adds 91,000 Jobs Over Year

 

Raleigh, N.C. – The state economy added 91,964 jobs over the last 12 months according to October employment figures released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce on Friday.

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The data shows North Carolina's fastest  job growth over a 12-month period since May, when the state added 97,270 jobs over the previous year.  The state's October unemployment rate remained unchanged at a 17-year low of 4.1%.

The number of people unemployed in North Carolina decreased 47,385 over the last 12 months.

The North Carolina General Assembly, led by House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) and Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham), continued providing tax relief in the 2017 state budget to benefit families and grow the state's economy.

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