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Texas Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged, Lubbock’s Rate Drops

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Hale County's economic woes continue with an unemployment rate of 12.3 percent, signaling major problems following the closing of the Cargill Meat Processing Plant in Plainview.

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Texas Workforce Commission Making Unemployment Benefits Available for Displaced Workers in West, Texas

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Erich Schlegel, Getty Images

The Texas Workforce Commission and local partners are responding to the April 17th disaster in West by helping affected workers apply for Unemployment Insurance benefits.

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Texas Unemployment Rate Remains Steady, Lubbock Rate Climbs Slightly

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photologue_np, Flickr

Locally, the unemployment rate for Lubbock was up slightly for March 2013 at 5.3 percent, up from February’s 5.1 percent, but still down from March 2012’s 5.8 percent.

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Texas Unemployment Rate Climbs Slightly, Lubbock’s Unemployment Rate Dips

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Texas’ Goods Producing sector, comprised of Construction, Mining and Logging, and Manufacturing, has seen positive growth with 21,200 jobs added over the month.

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Unemployment Rate Rises for Both Texas, Lubbock for January 2013

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photologue_np, Flickr

Lubbock County’s unemployment rate for January 2013 was at 5.4 percent for January 2013, up from December’s 4.7 percent, but still down from the 5.9 percent rate posted in January 2012.

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Texas Tech Graduate Andres Alcantar Reappointed to Texas Workforce Commission

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Alcantar currently serves as chair of the Texas Workforce Commission, which oversees and provides workforce development services to employers and job seekers throughout the state.

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Emergency Unemployment Insurance Benefits Deadline Extended

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Emergency unemployment benefits provide temporary income for those who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own.

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Unemployment Continues to Decline for Texas, Lubbock

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Major job gains in Lubbock were in retail trade and government.

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Unemployment Drops for Texas, Lubbock for October 2012

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The unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in Lubbock, down from last month’s 5 percent.

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Unemployment Rate Drops in Lubbock, Across Texas

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the state dipped to 6.8 percent for September 2012, down from August’s 7.1 percent, and down from September 2011’s 7.9 percent.

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