28.2 F
Tysons
Thursday, January 27, 2022

employment

Regional jobs picture showing incremental improvement

Northern Virginia’s jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 2.3 percent in November, according to new data, as most jurisdictions outside of Prince William County saw relatively little change. With 1,592,856 residents in the civilian workforce and 37,642...

Regional jobless rate continues to show improvement

The Washington metropolitan area's unemployment rate continues to retract, according to new federal data. With 3,371,846 people in the civilian workforce and 122,931 looking for jobs, the region's jobless rate was 3.6 percent in November, according to figures reported Dec....

Data: Region has picked up 124,600 jobs in past year

The Washington region now has 124,600 more people holding down jobs than it did a year ago, putting the local area near the top nationally in employment rebounds. Washington’s increase in payroll jobs from October 2020 to October 2021 puts...

Fairfax jobless rate continues to decline

Fairfax County’s jobless rate continues its ongoing descent from the heights it rose to during the worst of the pandemic. With 605,158 county residents counted as employed in the civilian workforce and 14,965 looking for jobs, the unemployment rate of...

Arlington jobless rate drops below 2% in latest data

Arlington’s jobless rate dipped below 2 percent in October, less than half its rate of a year ago, as the entire Northern Virginia region saw ongoing improvement on the employment front. With 147,455 county residents employed in the civilian workforce...

Regional jobs picture continues its comeback, modestly

Jobless rates in Arlington and Fairfax counties were less impacted by the pandemic than in many other areas of the region and country, so it’s perhaps no surprise that the two communities have seen a smaller bump up in...

Rotary Club award honors front-line employees

Under the leadership of president John McEvilly, the Rotary Club of McLean has initiated a new program – “Dignity of Work” Award. According to former McLean Rotary President Lynn Heinrichs, who chairs the initiative, the award “is designed to recognize...

No surprise: Metro-area joblessness down from year ago

The Washington region was among 386 of the nation’s 389 metro corridors to see lower year-over-year joblessness in September, according to figures reported Nov. 3 by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. With 3,335,510 residents in the civilian workforce and...

Fairfax jobs picture continues to show improvement

Fairfax County’s jobless rate declined to 2.7 percent in September, approaching pre-COVID levels, although job growth remains less robust than might be anticipated. With 593,123 county residents in the civilian workforce and 16,501 looking for jobs, the county’s unemployment rate...

County jobless rate falls, approaches pre-COVID levels

The number of people holding full-time jobs may not necessarily be increasing significantly, but jobless rates continue to come down across the local region – in some cases approaching the low figures of the pre-COVID era. Arlington was no exception,...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest News

Langley wins two, now 7-0 in district

The first was in overtime and the second came by a blowout as the Langley Saxons won home games...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Get our email updates

WHAT’S UP? 

 

Find out what’s going down around town

with our FREE newsletter from the Sun Gazette!