Paychex - IHS Small Business Jobs Index Increases to 101.11 in July, Signaling Continued Strength in Small Business Employment
The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index grew 0.34 percent in the 12 months leading up through July. The national index increased to 101.11, inching closer to its record high of 101.26 achieved in April 2014. Among the regions, the West North Central jumped to the top of the regional index with the highest monthly increase. Washington continues to lead the states, while Michigan shows impressive improvement in employment conditions. Dallas holds the top spot among metro areas for the second straight month, with Houston gaining ground and taking over the number two spot.
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