Mid-America Regional Council

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4:21 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Job Market Slightly More Rosy At Home Than Around U.S.

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The Kansas City labor market deviates from the federal jobs picture in significant ways. That’s according to local and national reports released on August 2.     

Unemployment locally stayed stuck at 6.6 percent, where it’s been for some months, according to the Workforce Report by the Mid-America Regional Council.

The U.S. Department of Labor reported a slight drop in unemployment in July, but analysts were quick to point out most of the new jobs were either low paying or part-time.

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2:42 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Service Economy Could Bear Brunt Of 'Fiscal Cliff' Impact

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The Kansas City region has been recovering from the recession at a slightly faster clip than many other places across the country.

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