Unemployment Rate June 2012 – Asian Population Jumps over 1 Percent

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Asian Americans had the largest increase in unemployment rate from May 2012 to June 2012 (See Table 1). Asian unemployment increased an additional one percent (1.1%) from May 2012 to June 2012 going from 5.2% to 6.3%. African American’s unemployment rate, once again, had the second . . . → Read More: Unemployment Rate June 2012 – Asian Population Jumps over 1 Percent

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Unemployment Rate May 2012 – Hispanics/Latinos had the Largest Monthly Increase

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hispanics/Latinos had the largest increase in unemployment rate from April 2012 to May 2012 (See Table 1). Hispanics/Latinos increased .7% from April 2012 to May 2012 going from 10.3% to 11% unemployed. African American’s unemployment rate had the second highest increase with .6%, . . . → Read More: Unemployment Rate May 2012 – Hispanics/Latinos had the Largest Monthly Increase

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CensusFax – Memorial Day 2012

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the first official observance of Memorial Day was on May 28th in 1868. The observance was ordered by General John Logan. He ordered flowers to be placed on the graves of both Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.

The 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) shows that there . . . → Read More: CensusFax – Memorial Day 2012

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Unemployment Rate for April 2012 – African Americans Dramatic 12 Month Decrease

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, African Americans had the largest decrease in unemployment rate from April 2011 to April 2012. African Americans’ unemployment rate decreased dramatically with a drop of 3.2% (see Table 1). Unfortunately, the rate remains the highest of all measured race/ethnic population groups with a high 13.0%. . . . → Read More: Unemployment Rate for April 2012 – African Americans Dramatic 12 Month Decrease

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Unemployment Rate for March 2012 – African Americans the Largest 12 Month Decrease

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, African Americans had the largest decrease in unemployment rate from March 2011 to March 2012. African Americans’ unemployment rate decreased over one percent with a decrease of 1.6% (see Table 1). Unfortunately, the rate remains the highest of all measured race/ethnic population groups . . . → Read More: Unemployment Rate for March 2012 – African Americans the Largest 12 Month Decrease

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