Rome's unemployment rate up to 6.5 percent in January

Rome's unemployment rate up to 6.5 percent in January

Rome's unemployment rate up to 6.5 percent in January

Additional survey data on job openings and labor turnover released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed 5.6 million job openings on the last business day of January, with the rate of job openings at 3.7 percent, unchanged from December.

Nonfarm payrolls rose by a healthy 235,000 in February from the prior month, the Labor Department reported last week, and the unemployment rate ticked down to 4.7%.

The rate rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased, according to the press release.

Mack Clark, general manager for the Newnan Georgia Department of Labor, said jobs are available in Coweta. The layoffs were seen in the categories of manufacturing, administrative and support services, construction and trade, and transportation and warehousing. The number of unemployed residents rose by 2,726 to 23,887, while the number of employed residents decreased by 1,094 to 387,721.

The labor force, which consists of employed residents and those who are unemployed, but actively looking for jobs, grew by 1,184 to 63,356.

Claims, which count the number of people who applied for unemployment insurance for the first time in the past week, ticked down by 2,000 to 241,000.

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The unemployment rate rose earlier this year. It was 5.6 percent in January 2016.

Continuing claims, the current number of individuals filing for unemployment insurance benefits, fell by 30,000 to 2,030,000 for the week ended March 4. Dalton had the highest unemployment rate at the start of 2017 of any of Georgia's 14 metropolitan areas and the January rate for metro Dalton was 2 percentage points above the comparable USA rate for the same month.

Decreases in new claims are typically an indication of an improving labor market as fewer individuals are losing jobs.

The rate rose as the labor force grew and the number of new layoffs increased.

The National average was 4.8 percent in January compared to 5.2 percent in December.

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