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Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine Index declined in June to 102.4
he Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Index declined in June and now stands at 102.4 (July 2018=100), down from 102.6 in May. The Index declined 0.2 percent from the prior month, but is up 2.9 percent from a year ago.
In the Midwest, Kansas declined 2.7 percent and Missouri fell 1.5 percent. In the Northeast, New Jersey fell 2.0 percent and New York declined 0.2 percent. In the South, Delaware fell 3.4 percent and Kentucky declined 3.2 percent. In the West, Colorado and Nevada rose 1.9 percent.
The Professional occupational category experienced declines in Legal (-2.3 percent) and Business and Financial Operations (-1.3 percent). The Services/Production occupational category experienced declines in Protective Services (-4.0 percent), and increases in Farming, Fishing, and Forestry (3.6 percent), and Sales (1.9 percent).
Posted: July 10, 2019 Wednesday 10:00 AM