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Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine Index declined in July to 102.3
The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Index declined in July and now stands at 102.3 (July 2018=100), down from 103.5 in June. The Index declined 0.1 percent from the prior month but is up 2.3 percent from a year ago.
In the Midwest, Minnesota declined 1.6 percent and Ohio increased 1.2 percent. In the Northeast, Pennsylvania fell 2.5 percent and New York declined 2.0 percent. In the South, Texas fell 2.2 percent and South Carolina declined 2.1 percent. In the West, Montana declined 2.7 percent and Oregon fell 2.1 percent.
The Professional occupational category experienced declines in Business and Financial Operations (-2.4 percent) and Legal (-1.3 percent). The Services/Production occupational category experienced declines in Protective Services (-4.7 percent), Personal Care and Services (-1.8 percent), and Production (-1.3 percent).
Posted: August 5, 2019 Monday 10:00 AM