Texas Workforce Commission
State officials said that the Texas unemployment rate rose very slightly in February to 6.4 percent, but add that leading industries continue to show growth.
The Texas unemployment rate for January rose to 6.3 percent. The Texas Workforce Commission announced the higher jobless rate compared to 6.1 percent in December.
The Texas jobless rate for December has slipped to 6.1 percent in the fourth straight month of declines.
The Texas unemployment rate dropped to 6.2 percent in November for the third straight monthly decline.
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.