Unemployment rate rises in Brown County

The U.S. unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in February to 4.7 percent, with employers nationwide adding 235,000 nonfarm payroll jobs.

Nationally, the unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point from January to register at 4.7 percent.

In Orange County, where seasonally adjusted numbers were not available, the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent.

The 5.3 percent rate is down from 5.5 percent in January.

Iowa's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.2 percent in February from 3.4 percent in January. It was 4.5 percent in February 2016.

January's originally released job gain of 5,700 was revised upward to a 6,500 increase.

Pennsylvania's nonfarm jobs count rose 12,500 to a record high of 5,941,600 in February. Other sectors adding jobs over the month were construction; information; professional and business services; educational and health services; and other services.

Nicola Sturgeon: Blocking IndyRef2 will destroy United Kingdom unity
Theresa May says she will fight to sustain this "precious Union" at the Conservative Party's Welsh Spring Conference in Cardiff. May is now free to invoke Article 50 of the EU's key treaty, triggering two years of exit negotiations.

The state lost 1,600 net jobs in February, mostly in industries that can be affected by weather, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. In February total employment rose by 17,000, while the number of people who were unemployed also rose by 7,000.

"After 17 years, IL jobs have finally regained their September 2000 peak", Employment Security Director Jeff Mays said in a news release.

The lowest jobless rate in the state was in Mercer County at 3.9 percent.

Three of the state's labor market areas posted gains for the month, led by New Haven, which added 1,700 jobs.

Gioia said the reason for the unemployment rate increase was a growing labor force. The biggest job losses came in state government and financial activities.

"However, when compared to this time a year ago, total nonfarm employment changed little", he added.

Data is seasonally adjusted, but the formula does not account for all variations.

Related News:

  • Upsets spark best NCAA Tournament ratings in 24 years

    Upsets spark best NCAA Tournament ratings in 24 years

    The boost in ratings for March Madness could spell good news for CBS, which gets to air the Final Four games this year. Intel noted that Intel Tru VR is the new brand to emerge from the Voke acquisition.
    House Intelligence chairman: 'No evidence of collusion' between Trump camp, Russian Federation

    House Intelligence chairman: 'No evidence of collusion' between Trump camp, Russian Federation

    The Senate Intelligence Committee has scheduled its first public hearing on the Russian Federation question for March 30, and Sen. Michael Rogers on Capitol Hill in Washington , Jan. 5, 2017, before testifying before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.

    Calvert-Lewin, Lukaku lead Everton rout of Hull

    Everton had to wait until the 78th minute for Enner Valencia to double their lead shortly after Hull had midfielder Tom Huddlestone sent off.
  • Selena Gomez Reveals The Biggest Surprise She's Ever Gotten

    Selena Gomez Reveals The Biggest Surprise She's Ever Gotten

    She can't live without her family, she says, and looks up to her mom, who taught her to treat others how she wishes to be treated. Who knew a person's entertainment preferences could explain so much? Selena Gomez is the most creative when she is feeling sad.
    Google to hire more people to police ads on 'questionable' websites

    Google to hire more people to police ads on 'questionable' websites

    However, lack of control from Google website management had led to boycott by the advertising companies and media publishers. Schindler apologized for the instances "where brands' ads appeared on content that was not aligned with their values".
    Trump and Merkel didn't shake hands in Oval Office photo op

    Trump and Merkel didn't shake hands in Oval Office photo op

    All we did was quote a certain very talented legal mind who was the one responsible for saying that on TV", Trump said . Trump backed Britain's departure from the European Union and has expressed skepticism of multilateral trade agreements.
  • Google Maps helps users find where they parked

    Google Maps helps users find where they parked

    The new tool allows you to store you location data and set a timer for when you need to have returned to your auto . The partner can always turn sharing off, but unless she's running, the outcome could be another beating.

    Clashes in Syria's Damascus after surprise rebel attack

    United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura estimates that over 400,000 people have been killed in the conflict. Control of Jobar has been divided between moderate rebels, government troops, and jihadists for more than two years.
    United Nations  official quits amid pressure

    United Nations official quits amid pressure

    Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said earlier on Friday that Khalaf's resignation was appropriate and Israel's U.N. Meanwhile, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas awarded his office's highest honor to Khalaf.
  • Maharashtra Doctors Strike; Appeal for Safety

    Maharashtra Doctors Strike; Appeal for Safety

    With this, the Bombay High Court ordered the striking resident doctors to join work or face action by the management. But doctors refused to budge till some of their demands in terms of security were implemented immediately.
    Health secretary prods GOP to 'collaborate' on health bill

    Health secretary prods GOP to 'collaborate' on health bill

    Once that came out, there was a risk of losing even more members of the Republican party to back the bill once voting commences. Although the Republican bill would also provide tax credits, they would not be created to keep pace with rising premiums.
    Yahoo Hacking Case Won't Help Divide Between Tech, Government

    Yahoo Hacking Case Won't Help Divide Between Tech, Government

    After announcing the indictments USA will put out another official request for their extradition, he said. The cyber-criminals are said to have searched emails for other accounts of the same users as well.


Most liked

UK Retail Sales Recover In February - Finance News
The ONS said the Consumer Price Index measure of inflation reached 2.3% last month, up from 1.8% in January. The FTSE 350 General Retailers Index was up 1.52% on the day, having lost 3.08% over the past three months.

Nathan Hale's Michael Porter Jr. asks for release from Washington
USA Today's Jason Jordan reported he's also considering Missouri and Virginia, and Washington is not off the table. Michael Jr. and his brother, Jontay, ended up at Nathan Hale and both later committed to Washington.

Defining Pluto as a planet again!
And that whopping increase is actually a good thing, Runyon says, as he thinks it will engage the public in space exploration. It stated that planets are round objects that orbit our sun and are big enough to clear the neighborhood around its orbit.

Six March Madness Games Will Be Produced in Virtual Reality
The live games will be available from the March Madness VR app inside the Oculus store that's available for download today. Turner Sports along with CBS and the NCAA wil offer the tournament in VR beginning with the Sweet Sixteen.

Resolve Ayodhya dispute amicably: SC; mixed reactions follow
The above Twitter reaction seemingly came from a right-wing account which looks fairly supportive of constructing the Ram Temple. Meanwhile, Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Pravin Togadia asked the Modi Government to bring out legislation to build the Ram temple.

British banks 'processed dirty cash from £65bn Russian money laundering operation'
It says the 17 banks include HSBC , the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds but British-registered companies also had a role. The document seen by the newspaper revealed that some $20 billion were moved out of Russian Federation in 2010-2014.

Gold Prices Edge Higher, G20 Trade Concerns Underpin Sentiment
Dollar price action has been even-more weakness, as DXY fell-below the psychological level of 100.00. This comment did little to effect the euro and the French election is still on the investors' radar.

Supporting BJP with party's permission, I'm still in Trinamool Congress: Robindro
The party, which was the second largest with 21 seats out of the 60 in the state assembly, needs another 10 to prove majority. Singh, a former national level football player, took oath as the CM of Manipur on March 16 along with eight other ministers.

'RHONJ' Star Kim DePaola's Car Used in Double Murder
According to TMZ , the vehicle belongs to Kim's son Chris , who had lent it to his friend Aaron Anderson last week. NY wrote that the mother of Aaron Anderson said her son drove DePaola's son, Chris , to the airport Thursday.

French Airport Back to Normalcy after Attack
Now, a toxicology result has found Belgacem was under the influence of alcohol, coupled with consumption of cocaine and cannabis. A police officer is said have suffered non-life threatening injuries after Belgacem stole his gun and shot him.

Michigan State by the numbers
The win ensures top seeds will remain flawless since the tournament expanded, with the schools now 132-0 against No. 16 seeds. Juwan Evans scored 23 points to lead the 10th-seeded Cowboys (20-13), who finished the season with four consecutive losses.

Vesnina beats Kuznetsova to win Indian Wells WTA title
Jack Sock defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 for the biggest singles victory of his career in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals on Friday.

G20 leaders fail to reach agreements on free trade
Europe was keen on adding that trade should be "rules-based", meaning subject to rules of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The G-20 is an informal forum on economic cooperation made up of 19 countries plus the European Union.

Dovish Fed, weaker dollar lifts gold to one-week high
A weaker dollar typically strengthens the investment appeal of precious metals, which are priced in the US currency. Prices on benchmark 10-year Treasuries fell 8/32 to yield 2.531 percent, up from 2.504 percent late on Wednesday.

Antonio Conte denies Chelsea transfer policy demands amid talk of new deal
I think he is available for the the game against Stoke ", said the Italian. Not when a player tries to make the best starting XI and to try and win.