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Paychex - IHS Small Business Jobs Index Lower in August Despite Positive Employment Growth

September 01, 2015

The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index decreased 0.17 percent from July to August, bringing the national index to 100.48. Little movement in recent months gave way to August’s decline. The index was down 0.51 percent from August 2014. The East North Central continued as the top-performing regional index despite a slight decrease month over month. Wisconsin surpassed Washington to lead among states tracked by the index, while Dallas has continued success as the top-ranked metro area for 11 straight months.

 

To read the full news release, visit the Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index website.

Lisa Fleming
Manager, Public Relations
585-387-6402

Lisa Fleming

Lisa Fleming joined Paychex in 2006 and last year was promoted to the position of public relations manager. As part of her role, Lisa leads the department’s external communications efforts and manages the company’s relationship with its outside PR agency partner, Eric Mower & Associates. Lisa is a graduate of Canisius College in Buffalo, New York where she studied English and Communications.