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Paychex - IHS Small Business Jobs Index Shows Improved Employment Growth in February

March 01, 2016

The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index added to its January gain with a February increase of 0.10 percent. At 100.75, the national index is just 0.08 off the pace set a year ago in February, which represented the high point of 2015. The Mountain region remains the top-performing regional index while Washington retains the top spot among states for the second consecutive month. Dallas maintained its top ranking among metropolitan areas, while Seattle holds second place with another strong month. Other Services (except Public Administration)*, as defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, ranked as the top industry sector, followed by Construction, which had the best one-month growth rate among industry sectors.

 

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.