Texas Workforce Commission
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.
The unemployment rate in Texas dropped slightly to 8.4 percent in October, down from the last month’s 8.5 percent.
The Texas unemployment rate has edged up slightly to 8.5 percent for August as the state lost jobs for the first time this year.
The city of Fort Worth sits near the top of an unenviable list: The online career site Careerbliss.com slotted Fort Worth as one of the 10 cities in the nation with the slowest job growth year over year.
The unemployment rate in Texas has jumped to 8.4 percent despite another increase in the number of jobs.