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Phoenix Employment Update | March 2014

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March Phoenix Employment UpdateAlthough Phoenix lost 31,600 jobs in January due to seasonal lay-offs, the valley is still far ahead of last year’s January totals. Phoenix 12-month job growth is at 2.7 percent which translates into 48,405 new jobs added since last January.

All major employment sectors shed jobs in January with the biggest losses… Read More

Phoenix Employment Update | January 2014

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January Phoenix Employment UpdateIn November, Phoenix added over 23,000 jobs. Unemployment fell from 6.7 percent to 6.0 percent. Education and Health Services as well as Trade, Transportation & Utilities continue to lead the way adding 18,000 jobs. Professional and Business Services along with Financial Activities also reported strong gains adding 6,000 and 7,000 new jobs respectively.… Read More