Vermont unemployment declines 0.1 percent in January to 5.7 percent

first_imgThe Vermont Department of Labor announced today the seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for January 2011 was 5.7 percent.  This reported level resumes the downward trend established through much of 2010.  It is a decrease of one tenth of a percentage point from December 2010 and a decrease of a full percentage point from January 2010. ‘The national economy appears to be gaining some traction towards economic recovery which positively influences Vermont’s economic landscape,’ said Annie Noonan, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Labor.  ‘In January, the Vermont economy showed positive trends in labor force growth and total employment, while total unemployment showed a decline.  We remain concerned about unemployment rates in various regions of Vermont that are still above the statewide average. The Department will continue its outreach and efforts to assist unemployed Vermonters through worker training, assistance with job search and placement activities.‘The long-term trend of Vermont’s economic recovery will be influenced by the federal policy debates on a myriad of issues, including whether Congress funds and reauthorizes workforce training and development money through programs such as Workforce Investment Act, Youth Employment and Dislocated Worker programs.  The Department continues to monitor and participate in these policy discussions as they relate to Vermont’s workforce,’ said Noonan.Governor Shumlin issued the following statement on the unemployment rate news:‘Today’s report that the state’s unemployment rate fell one tenth of a percentage point from December 2010 and by a full percentage point from January 2010 is positive news. Although the month-to-month decreases are modest, they reflect a steady downward trend that indicates our economy is slowly emerging from the recent recession. We will continue to work tirelessly to get Vermonters back to work, one job at a time.’The adjusted statewide rate has been hovering just under 6 percent since September.Analysis of Job Changes by IndustryThe preliminary ‘not seasonally adjusted’ jobs numbers for January show a decrease of 4,900 jobs when compared to the revised December numbers.  This reported over the month change does not include the 4,550 job increase between the preliminary and the revised December estimates due to the revision process and the inclusion of more data.  The December revision is unusually large because it was part of the annual benchmarking process which occurs in January for the previous year’s data. As detailed in the preliminary not seasonally adjusted January data, Total Private reports a decrease of 3,300 jobs and Government reports a decrease of 1,600 jobs.  In the private sector, the industries with notable increases were few though Leisure and Hospitality (+2,650 jobs or +7.4%) did have a big month.  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (-1,650 jobs) and Construction (-1,350 jobs) reported the largest nominal declines in the not seasonally adjusted data.  Based on the preliminary January data, the annual rate of unadjusted job growth was a positive 2.7 percent.The seasonally adjusted data for January reports an increase of 5,300 jobs from the revised December data.  As with the ‘not seasonally adjusted’ data, this over the month change is from the benchmarked December numbers which experienced a positive revision from the preliminary December estimates (+3,300 jobs).  A review of the seasonally adjusted January numbers shows Vermont’s Private Industries with a job increase of 4,800 jobs.  There were several advancing industries.  Most notably were Accommodation & Food Services (+2,400) and Retail Trade (+1,200 jobs).  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities (-300) and Health Care & Social Assistance (-200) reported the largest job losses by industry.  Total Government increased by 500 jobs from the revised December counts.State of Vermont OverviewVermont’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased one tenth of a percent to 5.7 percent in January.   The underlying data showed increases to the labor force (+1,400) and total employment (+1,600) combined with a decrease to total unemployment (-200).  For comparison purposes, the United States seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January showed a four tenths of a percent decrease to 9.0 percent.January unemployment rates for Vermont’s 17 labor market areas ranged from 4.1 percent in Warren-Waitsfield to 9.9 percent in Newport.  Local labor market area unemployment rates are not seasonally adjusted. For comparison, the January unadjusted unemployment rate for Vermont was 6.3 percent, which was eight tenths of a percentage point higher than the revised December data and down one and three tenths of a percentage point from a year ago. Source: VT Department of Labor. 3.10.2011last_img read more

Marcelo Ríos: “Tennis let me shit inside”

first_imgMarcelo Ríos lives a fancy second, after confessing that he underwent a brand new surgical intervention, due to the issues that he has been dragging since his tennis time.In that sense, he makes a broad evaluation of his profession, and acknowledges that the sequels he lives are large, regardless of the millionaire figures he gained because of the game.“I broke the labrum and aside I had a decompression of the sciatic. I’m doing rehabilitation alone, as a result of I’ve at all times had the idea that compresses and warmth is a waste of time. I really feel higher, though I’ve bother sleeping. The ache at evening is robust; Within the day it hurts much less, as a result of I like to maneuver, however I limp. I by no means imagined a hip harm, however analyzing it properly, all of the gamers have cracked the hip: Kuerten, Murray … It’s what tennis leaves you. It left me financially properly, thank God, however accomplished shit inside, ”he displays from america, the place he lives,” he says.Imperdible: The ilharante story of the ‘Chino’ kiss with a personIn the identical manner, he speaks of the doping suffered by Nicolas Jarry, who nonetheless doesn’t know his ultimate sanction.“I used to be very grateful that Dad referred to as me to inform me what was occurring. I additionally talked to Nicolás and he advised me his model. I keep in mind after they did the doping. We arrived in Madrid that day, at 6 within the morning, and so they had been ready for Garin. With the examination they discover you every thing. After I performed, it was simply pee. Now it’s also by blood. So, attempting to cover one thing may be very tough and at present you might be caught something you wish to do. It looks as if a can. I do know they each did the doping check within the Davis Cup. And I don’t put my fingers to the hearth for anybody. It’s tremendous tough. I need Nico very fed up and I advised him: “You’ll proceed to be Nico Jarry in case you are suspended for 4 years or no matter. I really like you as a buddy, I really like you as a participant and if I by no means play once more, you’ll proceed to be my buddy. ” Different phrasesAgassi doping: “He was caught 4 occasions and the ATP coated him as a result of he was Agassi and the tennis was going to hell. At ATP I discover it smells essentially the most shit on the market. Pure gringos caught. At the moment the masters had been at all times in indoor and quick court docket for Sampras to win. With Bruguera we talked concerning the Grasp being on a unique floor yearly. And who we screwed up? The South Individuals. I bodily screwed up at 26 as a result of I burst. If I didn’t measure 1.90 … It’s absurd. Somebody invented it and it’s numerous benefit for the egg that measures 2.14. I used to be seeing Karlovic, he’s 40 years previous … And when he’s going to retire, if he takes out from a constructing! ”Absence within the ATP Cup: “The explanations had been extra private. I’ve spent little with my household and with my woman. It was a sophisticated time. They wouldn’t let me out of my home. I’m on my birthday on that date, my woman and my sister are additionally there, it’s New Yr … Nevertheless it wasn’t as a result of I left the workforce apart. I might have cherished to go. Moreover, it already got here with the issue of the again, which I’ve at all times had, and now that of the hip. ”Federer’s Imaginative and prescient: “He’s a man who tennis is ideal. That has the motivation to proceed profitable at this age … I take off my hat. I might be at my home 10 years in the past, throwing away the smells. He needed me for the Corridor of Fame. That they select me for the Corridor of Fame I don’t care a couple of slit, I don’t even wish to be. That hue is gringa and I’m not . However Federer has already stated that I’m among the best, for me that’s extra necessary. With that I gained the Corridor of Fame, the Federer Corridor. That the perfect participant in historical past says the issues he stated about me, it’s way more necessary that they provide me any prize which will exist. With that I pay myself to have been a tennis participant. ”Subsequent exhibition: “Sure, I’ve an exhibition for June 26 on the Gran Enviornment Monticello with Alex Corretja, who was quantity two on the planet and finalist of Roland Garros. A tennis basic. I made a decision to have hip surgical procedure to be high quality. I nonetheless have March, April and Might to get well properly and practice. It is going to be an exquisite occasion. Moreover, it appears to me that Corretja has not been in an exhibition in Chile. ”last_img read more