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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...

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...

Regional unemployment rate down in latest data

The national rebound may be losing some of its mojo as economic headwinds intensify, but the Washington region continues to post lower unemployment rates. With 3.42 million in the civilian workforce and just under 120,000 looking for jobs, the local...

Arlington jobless rate still (tied for) lowest in commonwealth

Arlington retained its position as having the lowest jobless rate in the commonwealth in July, according to new data, but again had to share the accolade. With 151,280 residents counted as having jobs in the civilian workforce and 3,179 looking...
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