Tag: unemployment

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Job picture positive in NWA economy

Northwest Arkansas’ economy appears to be back to full speed, with federal figures released Wednesday indicating the region’s jobless rate fell to 5.3% in April and the workforce size set…

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Economists: No panic in 2012

Economists at a northwest Arkansas business forecast predicted “modest expansion” for the state and national economies with little worry of a full-blown second recession. “I think the time to panic…

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Arkansas’ December jobless rate dips

An estimated unemployment decline of 3,200 and an estimated employment increase of almost 6,300 resulted in lowering Arkansas’ December jobless rate to 7.7% compared to 7.9% during November. The December…