Unemployment Drops in 21 States

22 May

The employment situation in the states showed signs of stabilizing last month.

The unemployment rate declined in 21 states in April, compared with the month before, while 11 states had no rate change, according to federal data released Friday.

The work situation, however, deteriorated in 18 states and Washington, D.C., last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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7 Responses to “Unemployment Drops in 21 States”

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  1. Black Unemployment Through the Roof « African American Money - May 26, 2009

    […] Unemployment has dropped in 21 states. The US is starting to see scant signs of an economic recovery (I’ll admit that my stock portfolio is no longer on life support). The stock market has risen dramatically over the past 2 months and could be even more bullish after this week. Yet, black America is getting hammered relentlessly by the economic downturn. Not trying to bother you President Barack Obama (I know you’re kind of busy with that whole North Korea thing), but do you have anything to say about this? […]

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    […] Unemployment has dropped in 21 states. The US is starting to see scant signs of an economic recovery (I’ll admit that my stock portfolio is no longer on life support). The stock market has risen dramatically over the past 2 months and could be even more bullish after this week. Yet, black America is getting hammered relentlessly by the economic downturn. Not trying to bother you President Barack Obama (I know you’re kind of busy with that whole North Korea thing), but do you have anything to say about this? […]

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    […] Unemployment has dropped in 21 states. The US is starting to see scant signs of an economic recovery (I’ll admit that my stock portfolio is no longer on life support). The stock market has risen dramatically over the past 2 months and could be even more bullish after this week. Yet, black America is getting hammered relentlessly by the economic downturn. Not trying to bother you President Barack Obama (I know you’re kind of busy with that whole North Korea thing), but do you have anything to say about this? […]

  4. Black News: Black Unemployment Spins Out of control « Black Public Scholars - May 26, 2009

    […] Unemployment has dropped in 21 states. The US is starting to see scant signs of an economic recovery (I’ll admit that my stock portfolio is no longer on life support). The stock market has risen dramatically over the past 2 months and could be even more bullish after this week. Yet, black America is getting hammered relentlessly by the economic downturn. Not trying to bother you President Barack Obama (I know you’re kind of busy with that whole North Korea thing), but do you have anything to say about this? […]

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    […] Unemployment has dropped in 21 states. The US is starting to see scant signs of an economic recovery (I’ll admit that my stock portfolio is no longer on life support). The stock market has risen dramatically over the past 2 months and could be even more bullish after this week. Yet, black America is getting hammered relentlessly by the economic downturn. Not trying to bother you President Barack Obama (I know you’re kind of busy with that whole North Korea thing), but do you have anything to say about this? […]

  6. Dr Boyce Watkins: Obama Needs to Peep Out Black Unemployment Numbers « Black Politics, Black Voters, Black People - May 26, 2009

    […] Unemployment has dropped in 21 states. The US is starting to see scant signs of an economic recovery (I’ll admit that my stock portfolio is no longer on life support). The stock market has risen dramatically over the past 2 months and could be even more bullish after this week. Yet, black America is getting hammered relentlessly by the economic downturn. Not trying to bother you President Barack Obama (I know you’re kind of busy with that whole North Korea thing), but do you have anything to say about this? […]

  7. Dr Boyce Money: Barack Obama and Black Unemployment « Black Money and Black Wealth, made simple - May 26, 2009

    […] Unemployment has dropped in 21 states. The US is starting to see scant signs of an economic recovery (I’ll admit that my stock portfolio is no longer on life support). The stock market has risen dramatically over the past 2 months and could be even more bullish after this week. Yet, black America is getting hammered relentlessly by the economic downturn. Not trying to bother you President Barack Obama (I know you’re kind of busy with that whole North Korea thing), but do you have anything to say about this? […]

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