Texas Workforce Commission
It may be quiet now at Frisco’s Exide Technologies battery recycling plant, but Friday night, the silence will give way to celebration.
The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 6.6 percent in October, from 6.8 percent in September, for the second straight month of declines.
Texas Veterans will be out in numbers at the Ballpark in Arlington on Thursday to participate in the “Hiring Red, White & You” statewide job fair.
The Texas unemployment rate has fallen sharply to 6.8 percent in September, down from 7.1 percent in the largest one-month drop in nearly 30 years.
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.