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New data: N.Va. localities seek modest job upticks

The movement was all in the right direction – upward – but total employment across major Northern Virginia localities did not match the most recent national uptick. Year-over-year jobs nationally rose 4 percent to 149.9 million in figures reported Nov....

County jobs total still slightly below pre-pandemic level

Arlington’s jobs comeback has almost, but not quite, brought the employment picture of county residents back to pre-COVID levels. The 149,693 residents counted as employed in the civilian workforce in September proved good enough to tie the county for lowest...

Fairfax jobless rate sees another round of improvement

Fairfax County’s employment picture continues to brighten, but the total number of county residents with jobs remains below pre-pandemic levels, according to new state data. With 606,366 residents employed in the civilian workforce and 13,404 looking for jobs, Fairfax’s unemployment...

Region continues to see brightening jobs picture

The Washington region saw a further brightening of its employment picture from August to September, with a solid decline in the jobless rate. With 3,359,701 metro-area residents counted in the civilian workforce and 102,996 looking for jobs, the region’s unemployment...

Data: N.Va. jobs boost trailing state rebound

Perhaps because its initial employment jolt during COVID wasn’t so severe, Northern Virginia over the past year is trailing the statewide jobs comeback, according to new data. With 1,532,400 employed in the civilian workforce in September, Northern Virginia’s jobs total...

Arc of Northern Virginia lauds businesses for employment practices

The Arc of Northern Virginia has named Securis and KPMG recipients of its 2022 Commitment to Employment of Persons with Disabilities Awards, in recognition of employers that go above and beyond in their efforts to provide meaningful work opportunities...

Less overall employment found in latest Fairfax report

It may be a seasonable blip or the portent of something more significant, but 7,000 fewer Fairfax County residents were recorded as having jobs in August compared to a month before. As a result, the county’s jobless rate ticked up...

Arlington jobless rate up, but still lowest in state

Want the good news or the bad news when it comes to Arlington’s latest employment/unemployment data? Start with the good news: The county retained its position as having the lowest jobless rate in the commonwealth in August and did so...

Another year-over-year drop recorded in regional joblessness

Despite a tick upward from July, the Washington metropolitan area’s August jobless rate was well below that of a year before, joining a large menagerie of the nation’s metros that saw lower year-over-year unemployment even as economic clouds continue...

Data: N.Va. jobs boost trailing rest of commonwealth

Northern Virginia accounts for nearly 38 percent of the jobs in the commonwealth but only was responsible for 30 percent of the statewide rebound in employment over the past year, according to new data. From August 2021 to August 2022,...
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