Texas Workforce Commission
The Texas Workforce Commission said Friday that state unemployment held steady in August at 7.1 percent. The August 2011 unemployment rate in Texas was 8.1 percent.
North Texas military veterans who may be down on their luck have a new helpline. It’s the Veterans Resource Center, just south of the VA Hospital in Dallas’ East Oak Cliff area.
The Texas unemployment rate is up for the second consecutive month, to 7.2 percent, despite job growth. This comes after Texas saw eight consecutive months of falling unemployment.
American Airlines expects to lay off 40 cargo workers at DFW Airport next month. The airline has linked the job losses to the company’s attempt to restructure under bankruptcy protection.
The Texas unemployment rate has risen slightly to 7 percent in June, but remains well below the 8.2 percent national jobless rate, according to figures released on Friday.
The Texas jobless rate is holding steady at 6.9 percent. The Texas Workforce Commission released the numbers on Friday. The national unemployment rate is 8.2 percent.
The Texas unemployment rate is under 7 percent for the first time in three years, falling to 6.9 percent for April as the state added 13,200 non-farm jobs.
The Texas unemployment rate has fallen for a sixth consecutive month to 7.1 percent in February as the state had a third straight month of job growth exceeding 20,000 positions.
The Blockbuster movie and videogame rental chain continues to shrink. The company plans to close its distribution center in McKinney.
The unemployment rate in Texas has fallen to 7.3 percent in January, the state’s lowest jobless figure in nearly three years.
The Texas unemployment rate has fallen to 7.8 percent in December, the lowest figure in 2 1/2 years.
More than 100 people working for United Parcel Service (UPS) in Carrollton will soon be losing their jobs.