Indiana Hits Record Employment Levels

Indiana Hits Record Employment Levels

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz

New job figures show the state of Indiana hitting its highest record of private sector employment in 15 years.

According to the Department of Workforce Development, private sector employment grew by 4,800 jobs in July, pushing the state to peak employment levels not seen since March 2000.

DWD says the gains were concentrated in the Professional and Business Services (+6,100), Private Educational & Health Services (+4,400), and Financial Activities (+1,500) sectors.

Because of that job growth, Indiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percent to 4.7 percent, as the Hoosier State added nearly 10,000 individuals to the labor force. …read more

Via: http://indypolitics.org/2015/08/21/indiana-hits-record-employment-levels/

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