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April 2020 Unemployment and Jobs Press Release
May 22, 2020
"As anticipated, the monthly numbers show the tremendous economic impact of COVID-19.  We are seeing an unprecedented level of economic disruption in our state, nation, and around the world.  As Vermont begins to re-open, the Department is actively promoting job openings across the state.  To learn about current opportunities in your area, visit the Department's website at labor.vermont.gov."
Michael Harrington
Interim Labor Commissioner

 
Labor Force Estimates, seasonally adjusted
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Schedule of Upcoming Unemployment and Jobs Press Releases through January 2021.
 
What's new?
  • Unemployment Weekly Report - Jun 4, 2020
    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
    Jun-4-2020
  • Quarterly Workforce Indicators - 3rd Quarter 2019
    QWI Explorer reports various economic / demographic measures for Age, Sex, Education, Race and Ethnicity groups. Produced by U.S. Census, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics.
    May-22-2020
  • Gross Job Gains and Losses - September 2019
    Gross job losses outpaced gains between June and September 2019 resulting in a net decrease of -3,554 jobs. (table, graph). See all of Vermont graphs and tables at Business Employment Dynamics. Also available, annual March to March gains and losses from 1994 to 2019.
    Apr-27-2020
  • Per Capita Personal Income - VT & US 2019, revised 2010-2018
    Per capita income in Vermont increased in 2019 to $56,691, raising the State's ranking to 18. Charts and data available at Wages & Income.
    Apr-13-2020
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    Vermont's high-pay high-growth jobs
     Dec-11-2018
     
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    Minimum Wage Increases to $10.96 for 2020.
    Vermont's minimum wage rate will increase to $10.96 per hour from the current rate of $10.78 per hour, effective on January 1, 2020.
  • 2020 Minimum Wage Poster
  • Oct-7-2019
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    Unemployment and Jobs Numbers - April 2020
      - Labor Force and Unemployment:  Data Tool / Report.
      - Nonfarm Employment:  Data Tool / Report.
    May-22-2020
    Preliminary estimates of Covered Employment averaged 310,571 for the year 2019. Also released, 2019 4th quarter and revised 1st - 3rd Quarters.
      - Covered Employment and Wages Tool
      - 2019 Year To Date
      - 2019 Size Class tables
            by Establishment
            by Firm
    May-15-2020
    An interactive tool comparing male/female employment and earnings ratios.
      - Earnings and Jobs by Gender
    May-15-2020
    Latest estimates of employment, hourly and annual wage rates for over 600 occupations.
     - Vermont
     - Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metro NECTA
     - Northern Vermont Balance Of State
     - Southern Vermont Balance Of State
     - OES Area Map
    May-1-2020
    Mar-11-2020
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    Unemployment Rate
    Seasonally Adjusted
      Apr
    2020
    Mar
    2020
    Apr
    2019
    Vermont 15.6 3.1 2.3
    New England n/a n/a 3.1
    United States 14.7 4.4 3.6
     
    Consumer Price Index
    United States
      Apr
    2020
    Mar
    2020
    Index 256.389 258.115
    Annual % Chg 0.3 1.5
    10 year table Inflation Calculator
    Next release:
    June 10
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    Vermont.gov State of Vermont Department of Labor