Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Tri-Cities Labor Market Continues to Lag
The Tri-Cities labor market continues to lag, according to ETSUís Bureau of Business and Economic Research reporting on the second quarter. The area continued to shed jobs and see jobless workers departing the labor force. Compared to the same period in 2013, regional employment was lower by 0.4%. Employment has now declined for the past nine quarters, driving increasing numbers of jobless workers out of the regional labor force. Under these conditions, the Bureau reports, a falling unemployment rate is a sign of labor market weakness rather than strength. (LM)

Saturday, May 23, 2015

  • THP Releases Name of Rogersville Woman Killed in Friday Crash on Route 66
  • ATV Crash in Ohio Claims Kingsport Teen
  • Layoffs by Alpha Natural Resources Reach 500 In Past Two Weeks With Purge in WVa.
  • Sullivan County Board to Hire Interim Director of Schools June 1
  • Bristol Teen Dies Following May 9 Crash in Washington County VA
  • Accused Carter County Killer Picks Up New Charge: Coercion of Witness
  • Avery Co NC Sheriff Said Car Involved in Fatal Police Pursuit in Carter County Was Stolen
  • Young Trio Admits to Shoplifting from Johnson City Business
  • Watauga Man Charged With Embezzeling From Johnson City Water and Sewer Department



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