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July 2014 Unemployment and Jobs Press Release
August 18, 2014
"This month's slight increase mirrors the same trend we saw last summer in Vermont, and we hope this will resolve as we move into the early fall, as the economic recovery in Vermont has been slow, but steady.  Vermont still has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation, and our Department is engaging Vermonters in skill assessment and training and job placement.  We are reaching out to employers with job vacancies and setting up specific job training and subsidized on-the-job training opportunities to meet their needs.  We have funding available to assist all Vermonters and all Vermont employers.  Call or visit a VDOL regional office to participate in our services."
Annie M. Noonan
Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Labor
 
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What's new?
  • Economic and Travel Indicators - July PDF
    A monthly series on labor market & business activity, state tax revenues, travel & tourism, rooms & meals business receipts and seasonal indicators. View the latest issue. Past issues available at Publications
    Sep-10-2014
  • Unemployment Weekly Report - September 10, 2014 PDF
    Find the latest information on claims, unemployment insurance statistics and unemployment rates for New England states and the U.S.  This and more UI reports are at Publications.
    Sep-10-2014
  • Economic-Demographic Profile 2013 PDF
    Our most popular publication of state, county and town economic data has been updated. Find regional information on income, population, housing, employment and other data.
    Sep-8-2013
  • Industrial Projections to 2022 PDF
    10 year forecast of employment growth by industry in Vermont. Find Industrial Projections at Industries.
    Sep-5-2014
  • Current Employment Statistics - July PDF
    Latest year employment estimates for Vermont industries can be found at Publications or access all years at Nonfarm Employment.
    August-18-2014
  • Gross Job Gains and Losses - 4th Quarter 2013
    Job gains recovered in the 4th Quarter of 2013, exceeding job losses that continue to decline (graph). See all of Vermont graphs and tables at Business Employment Dynamics. Also available is annual changes for 2013.
    Aug-11-2014
  • Alternative Unemployment Rates:   3rd Quarter 2013 - 2nd Quarter 2014
    Alternative measures of the unemployment rate that are more narrowly or broadly defined than the traditional estimate. Available at Unemployment.
    Jul-28-2014
  • Wage and Benefit Report - 2013 PDF
    Industry information on wages, benefits, employer contributions, and employment.  This and other UI reports are at Publications.
    Oct-11-2013
  • Labor Market Newsletter - Spring 2014 PDF
    A quarterly publication of recent economic data and trends by the Economic and Labor Market Information Division.
    May-16-2014
  • Quarterly Workforce Indicators - 1st Quarter 2013
    QWI Online reports 8 economic / demographic measures for Age/Sex, Education/Sex, and Race/Ethnicity groups produced by U.S. Census, Local Employment Dynamics.
    Apr-3-2014
  • Per Capita Personal Income - VT & US 2013
    Vermont's per capita personal income for 2013 is estimated at $45,783, increasing the state's ranking to 19th. For more, go to 'Per Capita Income' on the Wages & Income page.
    Mar-28-2014
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    Minimum Wage Increases to $8.73 for 2014.
    The Vermont Department of Labor announced that the STATE minimum wage rate will be increased to $8.73 per hour - from the current rate of $8.60 per hour - effective on January 1, 2014.
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  • Minimum Wage Press Release.
  • Nov-01-2013
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    Preliminary 2014 1st quarter average UI covered employment was 301,311 up 0.8% from a year earlier. Also posted was revised 4th quarter data.
     - Employment and Wages Tool
     - 2014 by Month, Quarter & Year
     - 2014 Size Class tables
        by Establishment
        by Firm
    Sept-5-2014
    Statewide employment projections to 2022 for Occupations are now available. Find an occupation's rate of growth, expected job openings, currrent wage level, and education and training requirements.
      - Statewide (xls)
    Aug-8-2014
    Projections of industry employment and the top occupations with the most openings or the fastest growth.
      - Short term employment projections (pdf)
    Aug-1-2014
    Latest estimates of employment, hourly and annual wage rates for over 600 occupations.
     - Vermont (xls)
     - Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metro NECTA (xls)
     - Northern Vermont Balance Of State (xls)
     - Southern Vermont Balance Of State (xls)
     - OES Area Map with area towns (pdf)
    Apr-18-2014
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    Vermont 3.7 3.4 4.5
    New England n/a 5.7 7.2
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    September 19
     
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    Index 238.250 238.343
    Annual % Chg 2.0 2.1
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