Paychex - IHS Small Business Jobs Index Shows Slight Decline in November, Yet Remains Above Prior Year Level
While the Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index grew 0.07 percent in the past 12 months, the national index declined 0.11 percent in November, coming in at 100.73. Despite maintaining momentum in October, the national index has decreased by 0.25 percent over the past three months as strong employment growth conditions have weakened slightly. Small business job growth in the Central regions has kept the West North Central region at the top of the regional index for the second straight month. With strong 12-month growth rates, Washington and Dallas continue to lead the states and metro areas, respectively.
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