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Channel 2 NewsAlaska's unemployment rate continues to fall, hitting a preliminary 6 percent last month. That would be the lowest the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has been in Alaska since June 2007. Unemployment stood at 6.2 percent in March and 7 percent...
Channel 2 News"We get a lot of people from the lower 48 and they actually think they're going fishing, but they're not," Melody Dosier, an Employment/Seafood Specialist at the midtown Job Center in Anchorage. Job experts say May could be the perfect time for those...
Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released two reports on Friday outlining good news for unemployment and consumer optimism index in Anchorage. "Anchorage consumers are the most optimistic they have been in quite some time," Bill Popp, AEDC...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's unemployment rate hit its lowest level in 4 ˝ years last month, falling to 6.5 percent. That seasonally adjusted preliminary rate compares to 6.7 percent in January and 7.1 percent in February 2012. According to the Bureau of Labor...
Channel 2 NewsSteady job growth and a strong economy were good news for hundreds of local business leaders on Wednesday, as the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation unveiled its predictions for the 2013 economic forecast at their annual luncheon. AEDC President...
Alaska's unemployment rate dropped slightly to a preliminary 6.6 percent, the lowest level since October 2008. The state labor department says October 2008 also was the last time the national unemployment rate was lower than Alaska. The national...
Alaska's unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly four years, hitting a preliminary 6.8 percent in November. That compares to a seasonally adjusted rate of 7.1 percent in October and 7.4 percent in November 2011. The last time unemployment...
Channel 2 NewsThe unemployment rate in Anchorage is at the lowest level since 2007, according to the State Department of Labor. The reported rate is 4.7% for October. Statewide, the unemployment rate is 7.1% according to the Department of Labor and Workforce...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska unemployment rate in October dropped slightly to 7.1 percent, and state economists say “no definitive trend in Alaska’s rate in either direction has been evident this year.” In September, the state’s unemployment rate...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's employment rate in July was 7.7 percent, up five-tenths of a percentage point from June. Since May, the state's unemployment rate has gone up seven-tenths of a point. State labor officials say in a release that while the July increase...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's December unemployment rate stood at 7.3 percent, unchanged from the month prior. That level matches the lowest rate seen in Alaska in 2011. The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Alaska also had 7.3 percent...
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