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Walmart wants more veterans in its ranks

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Driving down First Street East in Dickinson, nothing at first glance seemed amiss Tuesday morning workers rushed through crosswalks in suits and heels just before 8 a.m. like they do every weekday morning, as the American flag at the U.S. Post Office waived above the traffic. Dozens of Old Glory’s hanging on street poles nearby only days before were gone, a reminder that Memorial Day was over and it was back to the daily grind. Continue Reading

Unemployment rate falls in 24 states, rises in 10

March 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The unemployment rate fell or held steady in 40 states in January, the latest sign that hiring is strengthening throughout the country. Continue Reading

Minnesota unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent in January

March 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota’s jobless rate fell to 6.7 percent in January, its lowest point since December 2008. Continue Reading

Minnesota unemployment rate up to 7 percent in August

September 16, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development show that the state’s unemployment rate for August edged up slightly to 7 percent from July’s revised figure of 6.9 percent. But the data also show that Minnesota employers added 600 jobs in August. Continue Reading

Stutsman County bucks jobs picture

September 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

In July, Stutsman County had a 3.3 percent not-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. North Dakota as a whole has 3.5 percent unemployment while the U.S. as a nation was at 9.7 percent. Continue Reading

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ND unemployment rate drops in May

June 18, 2010 in INFORUM

BISMARCK The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in May, well below the national average of 9.7 percent, Job Service North Dakota announced today.
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